The 2030 Project invites proposals for annual research-to-impact grants, first round awarded

The 2023 research-to-impact projects aim to accelerate collaborative approaches needed  to combat the climate crisis through practical science. 

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Targeting unsuspected protein reverses lymphedema

A Cornell-led collaboration built a 3D in-vitro model of a functional human lymphatic vessel that revealed a surprising mechanism that can jam up the necessary drainage

Intercampus symposium brings together Cornell researchers studying metabolic health

On Sept. 11 and 12, nearly 100 researchers from the Ithaca Campus and the Weill Cornell Medicine Campus in New York City came together for the symposium, Metabolic Health: From Molecules to Populations.

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Visiting scholar to discuss health equity

The inaugural Flemmie Kittrell Visiting Scholar in the College of Human Ecology, Dr. Ruth C. Browne — president and CEO of Ronald McDonald House New York — will come to campus Oct. 4-6.

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New presidential advisory puts food at the heart of U.S. health policy

An American Heart Association Presidential Advisory, co-authored by Mario Herrero, professor in global development, calls for building on existing research and implementing cross-sector approaches to Food Is Medicine. 

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Combination therapy promising against ‘cold’ breast cancer tumors

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have found that radiation therapy combined with two types of immunotherapy can control tumors in preclinical models of triple-negative breast cancer, which is typically resistant to immunotherapy alone.

Surveillance systems critical to food security in lower-income countries

A new project seeks to develop methodologies to assess food environments in two Kenyan cities, understand the role of informal vendors and offer guidance on how to measure the rapidly changing food environments.

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Rachel Dunifon reappointed dean of College of Human Ecology

Rachel Dunifon has been appointed to a second term as the Rebecca Q. and James C. Morgan Dean of the College of Human Ecology, Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff announced Sept. 26.

Contagious omicron strain replicates early in infection

New research used engineered mice to compare SARS-COV-2 omicron subvariants, and found one of them, BA.5, was more virulent likely due to its ability to rapidly replicate early during infection.