Novel technique reveals surprising way to suppress tumor cells

By analyzing key enzymes in a new way, an international team led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine has discovered how a well-known signaling molecule can either stimulate or suppress tumor growth depending on where it’s produced. 

New tool discovers cancer-driving genes

An advanced software tool for analyzing DNA sequences from tumor samples has uncovered likely new cancer-driving genes, in a study led by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers.

Cellular process linked to postpartum depression

A cellular process known as autophagy that helps rid cells of debris may be impaired in pregnant women who go on to develop postpartum depression, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medicine.

Student receives Kheel Center research award

Yu An Chen '22 was recognized for her outstanding research on Chinese garment workers.

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NYC entrepreneurship conference features founders, social entrepreneurs, venture capitalists

Six speakers will offer a combination of TED-style short talks and fireside chats about their entrepreneurial journeys.

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Cross-campus initiative to accelerate innovations in engineering, medicine

Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell Engineering are launching an initiative, led by Emmanuel Giannelis, to form cross-disciplinary partnerships.

Startup Cornell podcast guest works to make healthcare more accessible

The 14th episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features David Stein MBA ‘20, co-founder and CEO of Ash Wellness.

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Study sheds light on precancerous ‘clonal outgrowth’ in blood cells

The blood stem cell mutation, known as DNMT3A R882leads to the growth of a large population of circulating blood cells that also contain this mutation.

Discovery illuminates how Parkinson’s disease spreads in the brain

Aggregates of a protein spread in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease through a cellular waste-ejection process, suggests a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers.