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Faculty team wins NYC sustainable design competition

A collaborative exhibition project created by four faculty members featuring reused grain silos will be installed on Governors Island in New York City this summer.

Study: Brain enzyme fights plaque associated with Alzheimer's disease

An enzyme found in brain cells can break apart the precursors to plaques that accumulate in the organ and cause toxicity in Alzheimer’s disease.

Textile pioneer Kinor Jiang is designer-in-residence

The College of Human Ecology will host Kinor Jiang, professor of textiles at Hong Kong Polytechnic University as designer in residence.

A high-salt diet produces dementia in mice

A high-salt diet reduces resting blood flow to the brain and causes dementia in mice, according to a new Weill Cornell Medicine study.

Mark Veich appointed vice provost for external affairs at Weill Cornell Medicine

Mark Veich has been appointed vice provost for external affairs at Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Feb. 12.

Researchers identify immune cells that keep gut fungi under control

Immune cells that process food and bacterial antigens in the intestines control the intestinal population of fungi, according to a new study.

Cornell extends partnership with Public Prep in NYC

Cornell University has extended its partnership to incorporate computer science instruction and opportunities for STEM engagement with Public Prep, a New York City nonprofit network.

Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi on collaboration, clinical care and consensus building

A conversation with Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, who has served as the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell University’s provost for medical affairs since January 2017.

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More frequent genomic monitoring may help guide cancer treatment

Ongoing monitoring for genetic changes in chronic lymphocytic leukemia during targeted treatment may allow clinicians to adjust patients’ treatments as the cancer evolves.