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Joining the health care ranks: Graduating during a pandemic

The prospect of residency typically brings jitters to newly minted doctors, but the transition has become far more complex with numerous unknowns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Students reflect on engaged experiences, leadership

Students reflected on their learning experiences and future goals in community engagement as they completed a leadership certificate program this spring.

CHESS to restart in June for COVID-19 research

The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source will partially restart operations in June to conduct research related to treatment of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Cornell Atkinson awards five more COVID-19 rapid grants

The proliferation of medical misinformation on social media and the human experience of social distancing are among the pandemic-related topics to receive rapid response grants from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.

Cornell Health names new counseling services director

Alecia Sundsmo, currently clinical director of mental health services at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, has been named Cornell Health’s new director of Counseling and Psychological Services, effective July 1.

Researchers connect matrix fiber structure and cell behavior

A Cornell-led collaboration investigated how differences in collagen fibers are responsible for influencing the behavior of myofibroblasts – findings that could have implications for preventing and treating fibrotic diseases such as cancer.

Cornell Research announces SARS-CoV-2 seed grant program

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced a new seed grant mechanism to fund preliminary investigations into medical and biological aspects of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Panel: Coordination is key to a world beyond COVID-19

Cornell thought leaders discussed the balance between public health and economic health, and the role government plays in finding a path forward during COVID-19 in a webinar April 30.

Stem cells shown to delay their own death to aid healing

A new study of planaria, a type of flatworm, shows how stem cells are able to postpone their own death in order to respond to an injury that needs their attention.