Experimental vaccines offer long-term protection against severe COVID

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and colleagues found that two-dose vaccines still provide protection against lung disease in rhesus macaques a year after they had been vaccinated as infants.

Are we there yet? Time slows down on a crowded train

Testing time perception in an unusually lifelike setting – a virtual reality ride on a New York City subway train – an interdisciplinary Cornell research team found that crowding makes time seem to pass more slowly.

Discovery suggests new way to target mantle cell lymphoma

A new study shows that blocking a certain protein's interaction with mantle cell lymphoma slows the growth of this cancer.

Appel ’53, vice chair of Weill Cornell Medicine board, dies at 91

Robert J. “Bob” Appel ’53, a vice chair of Weill Cornell Medicine’s Board of Fellows, Cornell trustee emeritus and presidential councillor, died Nov. 19 in New York, at age 91.

New M.S. in advanced urban design launches at Cornell AAP in NYC

With the city as both setting and subject, AAP's new graduate program prepares students to address pressing urban, environmental, and social issues using the tools of design.

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Personal sensing at work: tracking burnout, balancing privacy

Personal sensing data could help monitor and alleviate stress among resident physicians, although privacy concerns over who sees the information and for what purposes must be addressed, according to collaborative research from Cornell Tech.

Dr. Francis Lee named interim dean of Weill Cornell Medicine

The Cornell Board of Trustees and Weill Cornell Medicine Board of Fellows have approved the appointment of Dr. Francis Lee as interim dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and interim provost for medical affairs.

Faulty DNA repair may lead to BRCA-linked cancers

New research offers insight as to why individuals who inherit a mutation in one copy of the BRCA1 gene often develop mutations in their remaining normal copy of the BRCA1 gene, setting the stage for tumors to develop. 

Bringing parity, equity to the court and the boardroom

Cornell alumni with backgrounds in sports and business shared thoughts on diversity, equity and inclusion during a Nov. 10 event in New York City.

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