Race doesn’t impact cardiovascular risk calculations

Removing race information from cardiovascular risk calculators – which predict the probability of developing heart disease – doesn’t affect patients’ risk scores, according to a study by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators.

Deep brain stimulation improves cognition after injury

Five people who had life-altering, seemingly irreversible cognitive deficits following moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries showed substantial improvements in their cognition and quality of life after receiving an experimental form of deep brain stimulation in a phase 1 clinical trial.

Method may improve cities’ responses to resident service calls

Researchers from Cornell Tech have developed a method to identify delays in the reporting of incidents such as downed trees and power lines, which could lead to practical insights and interventions for more equitable, efficient government service.

AI-generated images map visual functions in the brain

Researchers have demonstrated the use of artificial-intelligence-selected natural images and AI-generated synthetic images as neuroscientific tools for probing the visual processing areas of the brain.

Weill Cornell Medicine to open medical research center

Weill Cornell Medicine is dramatically expanding its campus and research footprint in New York City by securing five floors of 1334 York Ave., the current home of Sotheby's auction house.

Report: Apprenticeships can drive inclusive clean energy economy

The ILR School’s Climate Jobs Institute will share its new report, “Building an Equitable, Diverse and Unionized Clean Energy Economy: What We Can Learn from Apprenticeship Readiness,” at an in-person and online event on Nov. 30.

Working with community leaders boosts family planning in Tanzania

Partnering with local religious leaders boosted adoption of family planning methods in Tanzania, Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have found.

Big-data study explores social factors affecting child health

A Weill Cornell Medicine-led research team used an AI-based approach to uncover patterns among conditions in which people are born, grow, work and age, called social determinants of health, and then linked each pattern to children’s health outcomes.

Pain limits family caregivers’ daily activities

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine have provided the first national estimate of caregivers’ pain and arthritis experiences that can limit their ability to perform necessary tasks while caring for older family members.