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Older volunteers help NYC children grow, learn through play

Through a partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension, New York City’s Department for the Aging will provide child development training to volunteers in its Foster Grandparent Program.

Students recount life-changing CCE internships

Their projects served communities across New York, from improving soil at community farms in New York City to developing an anti-racism curriculum for Hudson Valley teens.

Bacteria underlie success of fecal microbiota transplants

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine sampled gut bacteria from healthy fecal microbiota transplantation donors and from recipients with ulcerative colitis, identifying the bacterial strains that correlates with effective treatment.

Students teach NYC teens about food systems, justice

A recent study brought together Cornell students and faculty and New York City teenagers to explore how nutrition education can improve nutrition and promote positive youth development in places with little or no access to healthy, affordable food.

COVID may trigger hyperglycemia by harming fat cells

According to a new study from researchers at Weill Cornell, COVID-19 may bring high risks of severe disease and death in many patients by disrupting key metabolic signals and thereby triggering hyperglycemia.

Powerful technique details brain tumors’ resiliency

A team of researchers has profiled in unprecedented detail thousands of individual cells sampled from patients’ brain tumors. The findings, along with the methods developed to obtain those findings, represent a significant advance in cancer research.

Cornell outreach educators combat pests, support pollinators

Thanks to grant funding from the USDA, the New York State Integrated Pest Management program is developing new virtual courses to help schools implement plans to manage pests such as rodents, head lice, bed bugs or yellow jackets.

After pandemic first year, white coats for Class of 2024

On Sept. 24, after a year highlighted by so many virtual events, the Class of 2024 finally celebrated their medical school journey with a White Coat Ceremony – hosted in-person.

Scientists find new way to reverse immune suppression in tumors

Malignant tumors can enhance their ability to survive and spread by suppressing antitumor immune cells in their vicinity, but a new study has uncovered a way to counter this effect.