NIH grant awarded to investigate how immune system can banish HIV

Weill Cornell Medicine has received $4.2 million to study how the immune system in some people infected with HIV can keep the virus under control, which could lead to new therapies.

Machine learning helps define subtypes of Parkinson’s disease

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have used machine learning to define three subtypes of Parkinson’s disease based on the pace at which the disease progresses.

Adapting California’s lessons to climate crises in NYS

Alistair Hayden brings his West Coast experience in wildfires and earthquakes to help New York communities maintain health and become more disaster resilient in the face of climate change.

NIH funds consortium to speed TB treatment development

A new consortium co-led by Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $31 million grant from the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to accelerate the development of better treatment regimens for tuberculosis.

Researchers customize AI tools for digital pathology

Scientists from Weill Cornell Medicine and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed new AI tools tailored to digital pathology, a growing field that uses high-resolution digital images created from tissue samples to help diagnose disease.

Leak, Vashistha recognized for excellence in promoting diversity

Professors Tashara M. Leak and Aditya Vashistha are recipients of the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Service through Diversity.

Cornell Board of Directors Forum set for October in NYC

Designed to provide corporate leaders with critical skills and actionable insights to bring to their boardrooms, the 2024 Cornell Tech Board of Directors Forum is slated for Oct. 29 and 30 in New York City.

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Youth program expands to help NYS children with special needs

ACT for Youth, which promotes adolescent health and well-being in New York state, has been awarded $5 million to help local health departments improve care for youth with special needs.

Aspiring entrepreneurs get inspired at NYC event

Panelists at the “How to Leap into Entrepreneurship” event talked the importance of networking, using their Cornell connections and experiences and developing an ability to handle failure.

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