Space travel, illnesses like COVID-19 and climbing Mount Everest can trigger the body’s stress response systems in similar ways, according to new studies by Weill Cornell Medicine, space agencies and other investigators.
Cornell researchers developed an imaging tool to create intricate spatial maps of the locations and identities of hundreds of different microbial species, such as those that make up the gut microbiome.
Scientists at the College of Veterinary Medicine developed a new technology for studying viruses directly in their host cells, opening the door to finding a functional cure for HIV – and a possible tool in the fight against COVID-19.
Marcos Simoes-Costa in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Dan A. Landau with Weill Cornell Medicine have both been awarded $600,000 from the Sontag Foundation to advance their research into brain cancer.
Black in Immuno, a grassroots movement started by early-career Black scientists in 2020, is mobilizing scientific communities to support and promote Black immunologists. Their efforts are in full swing for Black in Immunology Week, Nov. 22-28.
In the sixth Cornell Leadership Sessions video, President Martha E. Pollack and Dr. Gary Koretzky, vice provost for academic integration, discuss the recent cluster of cases on the Ithaca campus, the need for continued vigilance and plans for a hybrid spring semester.
Years before COVID-19 turned into a global pandemic, biomolecular engineer Susan Daniel was already looking for ways to defeat it. Now she’s expanding her coronavirus studies, blending engineering with virology and data science.
The fourth annual Weill Cornell Medicine Dean’s Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Academic Drug Development drew 125 attendees and served as an urgent reminder of the importance of biomedical innovation.