Scientists detail major mechanism lung cancers use to evade immune attack

A protein commonly found at high levels in lung cancer cells controls a major immunosuppressive pathway that allows lung tumors to evade immune attack, according to a study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Weill Cornell Medicine receives NIA grant for elder neglect research

The National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a grant to Weill Cornell Medicine to develop a screening tool and intervention for elder neglect in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Engineers to advance nanomedicine manufacturing using AI

A novel combination of artificial intelligence and production techniques could change the future of nanomedicine, according to Cornell researchers using a new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to revolutionize how polymer nanoparticles are manufactured.

Method precisely locates gene activity and proteins across tissues

A new method can illuminate the identities and activities of cells throughout an organ or a tumor at unprecedented resolution, according to a study co-led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and the New York Genome Center.

Enzyme that protects against viruses could fuel cancer evolution

The finding suggests that the enzyme may be a potential target for future cancer treatments.

Study identifies four major subtypes of long COVID

The researchers used a machine-learning algorithm to spot symptom patterns in the health records of nearly 35,000 U.S. patients who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 infection and later developed lingering long-COVID-type symptoms.

Seed grants foster collaboration across Cornell campuses

The funding will support preliminary disease-related research, in the latest in a series of efforts to create new opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Graduates of Brooks School executive programs celebrated as “thinkers, leaders and change agents”

Celebrating graduation and each other, students in the Executive Master of Health Administration and Executive Master of Public Administration programs at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy received diplomas at a joyful ceremony in Willard Straight Hall. 

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Harnessing AI technology for IVF embryo selection

An artificial intelligence algorithm can determine non-invasively, with about 70% accuracy, if an in vitro fertilized embryo has a normal or abnormal number of chromosomes, according to a new study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.