Peer coaching helps socially marginalized people lower blood pressure

For younger Black patients living in rural parts of the southeastern United States, peer coaching is more effective than traditional clinical care in controlling high blood pressure, according to a new study led by investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine. 

NSF awards grant for evolution-inspired design of therapeutic RNAs

A team led by Dr. Samie Jaffrey, the Greenberg-Starr Professor of Pharmacology at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded a three-year, $1.65 million grant for RNA research under a biotechnology-development program run by the U.S. National Science Foundation.

Match Day marks next step in medical students’ journey

Members of the Weill Cornell Medical College Class of 2024 learned on national Match Day where they will be doing their internship and residency training – setting the stage for the next several years of their medical careers and lives.

Creating a remote sensor to detect health troubles

The device could be particularly helpful for patients with geriatric heart failure and other serious conditions.

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First-gen students, alumni connect in mentorship program

The new Accelerator Scholars Program in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business connects first-generation Dyson and Nolan freshmen and sophomores with student and industry mentors.

Mistrust of medical science nothing new, law expert says

Mistrust of medical science during the pandemic is the rule, not the exception, of public perception of mainstream medicine historically, said Lewis A. Grossman, an American University law professor, in a lecture March 13 at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Students from 29 campuses join forces for health hackathon

Teams addressed the weekend’s patient safety challenges related to medication, patient care, procedures/surgery, infection and diagnostic error.

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Improving care of hospitalized patients with HIV in Tanzania

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have shown that three months of social worker follow-up support to people hospitalized with HIV in Tanzania had health benefits at low cost.

Deciphering the male breast cancer genome

Male breast cancer has distinct alterations in the tumor genome that may suggest potential treatment targets, according to a study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.