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Antibiotics don’t improve outcomes for rare lung disease

A phase 3 clinical trial of treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sponsored by Weill Cornell Medicine, could pave the way for cheaper studies that are easier to conduct.

AI technique detects cancer ‘drivers,’ ‘passengers’

A team led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and their colleagues has developed a machine learning technique for identifying genetic mutations that trigger the disease.

Pilot program helps older adults with dementia manage meds

Serving residents of two upstate New York counties, the HOPES program led by Rana Zadeh is providing secure medication organizers and training to help prevent potentially dangerous and costly mishaps.

Grants to improve access to care for NYC blood cancer patients

A Weill Cornell Medicine research team will receive $1.3 million over five years to address socioeconomic and racial disparities and increase access to clinical trials for underserved patients with blood cancers living in Brooklyn and Queens.

Undergrad research on display at CURB symposium

More than 30 students presented their research on a wide range of topics during the 35th Cornell Undergraduate Research Board Spring Symposium, held virtually May 4-7.

Faculty Recognized at Kaplan Fellows for Service-Learning Work

The Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship recognizes faculty members who have had a significant impact on undergraduate, professional or graduate education at Cornell by involving their students in service-learning programs. 

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HumEcathon takes on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The College of Human Ecology on May 1 held its fourth annual HumEcathon, a hackathon-style design challenge bringing together 27 undergraduates to work in multidisciplinary teams on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives on campus.

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Jordan Tralins ’23 inspires national coalition for student vaccine awareness

When the U.S. began distributing COVID-19 vaccines this winter, Jordan Tralins ’23 found it odd that her social media feeds didn’t have any factual information about the shots. Tralins decided to do something about it.

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Study: Vitamin D won’t limit risk, severity of COVID-19

Normal blood levels of vitamin D don’t affect one’s susceptibility to getting COVID-19 or the severity of infections, according to new research led by Bonnie Patchen, a doctoral student in the field of nutrition.