CALS senior rescues man from NYC subway tracks

Bryce Demopoulos ’23 rescued a man from the subway tracks in New York City Aug. 4, seconds before an incoming train pulled into the station.

Dr. Jedd Wolchok to lead Meyer Cancer Center

Wolchok, an internationally acclaimed medical oncologist, will lead a clinical enterprise dedicated to translating groundbreaking discoveries on the underlying causes of cancer into cutting-edge treatment approaches and personalized therapies to improve patient outcomes.

Maternal antibodies may protect babies from cytomegalovirus

Antibodies that summon white blood cells may play an important role in protecting infants from congenital infection with human cytomegalovirus, according to a study led by an investigator at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.

Study reveals new mode of triggering immune responses

Small proteins that direct immune cells toward sites of infection can also form DNA-bound nanoparticles that can induce chronic, dysfunctional immune responses, according to a new study.

Scientists identify key molecular protector of gut health

A protein called Zbtb46, expressed by specialized immune cells, has a major role in protecting the gastrointestinal tract from excessive inflammation, according to a study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Improving care for road injuries could save lives

New research found that establishing complete trauma care programs accessible to 100% of road injury victims could save the lives of 200,000 people annually.

Smart thermostats inadvertently strain electric power grids

Smart thermostats may be falling into a dumb trap. While these devices save homeowners money, Cornell engineers found they may be prompting unintentional energy spikes on the grid.

Golden retriever – and Cornell vets – bring top skills to Westminster

Lisa Mitchell, a licensed veterinary technician with the College of Veterinary Medicine, brought her golden retriever to compete at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, where CVM representatives provided on-site care for the elite breeds.

Mantle cell lymphoma treatment varies according to setting

There is considerable variation in the management of mantle cell lymphoma across different clinical settings according to an analysis by investigators.