Potential therapy for aggressive type of colon cancer shows promise

An experimental therapy showed promise as treatment for an aggressively spreading type of colorectal cancer in preclinical models, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.

NIH funds antibiotic trial for HIV and emphysema

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $7.8 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study whether the antibiotic doxycycline may slow the progression of emphysema in people living with well-controlled HIV.

Biodegradable medical gowns may add to greenhouse gas

Due to faster decomposition, disposable and plasticized biodegradable medical gowns introduce greenhouse gas discharge problems in landfills, according to new Cornell engineering research.

Bacterium on International Space Station developing drug resistance

Acinetobacter pittii (A. pittii), a type of bacteria, is evolving to become more resistant to antibiotics and is finding ways to survive in the harsh environment of the International Space Station, according to new research led by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists.

Feeding apple waste to chickens may boost their health

An apple a day may keep the veterinarian away. Juice, pulp and other waste from Empire apples, when injected into chicken eggs before hatching, show signs of boosting the animal’s health.

Structural biology workshop builds intercampus connections

Cornell is creating unique opportunities for innovation in the rapidly evolving field of structural biology thanks to cutting-edge facilities and support for intercampus collaborations between Cornell's Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Curtis Cole is named inaugural chief global information officer

Cole, M.D. ’94, is the assistant vice provost for information services and chief information officer at Weill Cornell Medicine. He will begin his new role Jan. 1, 2023.

Cornell Brooks EMHA ranked in top 10 health care management grad programs

The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA) was ranked as a top 10 national program based on ratings from the program's alumni.   

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$20M gift to boost innovation in health and technology

A $20 million gift from Andrew H. ’71 and Ann R. Tisch will foster engagement and collaboration between Cornell Tech and Weill Cornell Medicine, catalyzing new discoveries at the intersection of health and technology.