Sonnenberg receives NIH grant for IBD research

Weill Cornell Medicine associate professor Gregory F. Sonnenberg has been awarded a five-year, $3.26 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the underlying mechanisms of inflammatory bowel disease.

Study to compare heart procedure benefits in underrepresented groups

A multi-institution team led by a Weill Cornell Medicine scientist has been approved for $30 million in funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study heart procedure outcomes in underrepresented groups.

Pandemic resulted in ‘load imbalance’ among hospitals

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many U.S. hospitals had overcapacity intensive care units while other area hospitals had open ICU beds available, a phenomenon known as “load imbalance.”

Omega-3 fatty acids promising for maintaining lung health

A Cornell-led study provides the strongest evidence yet that omega-3 fatty acids, which are abundant in fish and fish oil supplements, may be important for lung health.

Interdisciplinary group creating biolubricants to combat arthritis

An interdisciplinary research team received a five-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new generation of biosynthetic lubricants that have the potential to treat arthritis and reduce the painful friction of artificial joints.

New study method shows rise in physician turnover

Using an innovative method for measuring doctor turnover, Weill Cornell Medicine researchers determined that between 2010 and 2018, the annual rate at which physicians left their practices increased by 43%, from 5.3% to 7.6% a year.

Serve in Place grants offer international experiences

Denise Rose worked with other Cornell students on a study of mental health in India through the Cornell-Keystone Nilgiris Field Learning Summer Program. 

Around Cornell

Bulky size frustrates radical molecules to boost chemical reactions

Cornell researchers attached large fragments to temperamental "radical" molecules, increasing their girth to insulate them from their hyperreactive partners  – a method that could help create improved derivatives of pharmaceutical compounds.

Space-ready menstrual cup a giant leap for womankind

Researchers sent a menstrual cup to space to test if it was safe for menstruating astronauts to use, which could be especially useful on longer missions to Mars or the moon.