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Weill Cornell adds graduate programs at Houston Methodist

In an expansion of its biomedical education curricula, Weill Cornell Medicine is launching an additional site for graduate programs at Houston Methodist for the 2021-22 academic year.

Wildlife regulation, ‘one health’ keys to avert more pandemics

Future pandemics can be averted if the world’s governments eliminate unnecessary wildlife trade and adopt holistic approaches, according to experts at a Feb. 23 virtual conference.

Students’ vaccine videos go viral

Doctoral students Rob Swanda and Juliana González-Tobón have taken the internet by storm with their videos that take some of the mystery out of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Antibiotic tolerance study paves way for new treatments

A new study identifies the mechanism for tolerance to penicillin and related antibiotics in bacteria, findings that could lead to new therapies that boost the effectiveness of these treatments.

Higher-income people take more COVID-19 safety precautions

While people from all groups reduced their social interactions, those with higher incomes made greater changes to their behavior, according to a new study co-authored by a Cornell researcher.

Nasal spray blocks COVID-19 infection in ferrets

Cornell researchers have helped develop a nasal formulation that blocks the spread of COVID-19 among ferrets – and are hopeful the formulation could have the same effect on humans, and potentially generate therapeutic treatments as well.

New initiative engages communities in neuroscience

The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research is launching a new project – the Community Neuroscience Initiative, or CNI – that will build connections between neuroscience, the social sciences and communities.

Around Cornell

Study finds ‘Achilles’ heel’ of Crohn’s-linked bacteria

The discovery of an “Achilles’ heel” in a type of gut bacteria that causes intestinal inflammation in patients with Crohn’s disease may lead to more targeted therapies for the difficult-to-treat disease, researchers have found.

Tumor microenvironment helps aggressive lymphomas

The environment surrounding the cells of a lymphoma tumor has a strong influence on the progression of these blood-cell cancers and their responses to therapies, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.