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Effort to combat physician burnout shows progress

Following a sweeping effort in 2019 to address clinical care team well-being across Weill Cornell Medicine, physicians note a reduction in stress and feelings of burnout compared to previous surveys, according to a new report from the institution.

Alternative statistical method could improve clinical trials

An alternative statistical method honed and advanced by Cornell researchers can make clinical trials more reliable and trustworthy while also helping to remedy what has been called a “replicability crisis” in the scientific community.

Cornell Tech celebrates 10th anniversary of winning NYC competition

Campus built for the digital age has already helped make NYC 2nd most valuable startup ecosystem in the world, graduated 1,200 tech leaders, launched 82 startups and raised $920 million.

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$5.6 million gift expands debt-free scholarship funding for medical students

Building on their longtime commitment to social justice, equity and diversity, Louise and Leonard Riggio have made a $5.6 million gift to Weill Cornell Medicine to establish a scholarship for Black medical students with financial need.

Home health care workers face their own health challenges

Home health care workers often suffer from poorer physical and mental health, when compared with similar low-wage frontline workers, according to new research by Weill Cornell Medicine.

Tumors differ depending on age of cancer patients

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have identified significant differences in the molecular characteristics of tumors from younger and older cancer patients across several cancer types.

Brain drain: Why do neurons guzzle fuel even at rest?

Pound for pound, the brain consumes vastly more energy than other organs. Now, researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have found that the process of packaging neurotransmitters may be responsible for this energy drain.

Targeting brain’s immune cells may block Alzheimer’s

A gene mutation linked to Alzheimer’s disease alters a signaling pathway in certain immune cells of individuals with the disease, according to a new study by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Estrin, health tech pioneer, wins von Neumann medal

Deborah Estrin, associate dean and the Robert V. Tishman ’37 Professor at Cornell Tech, has been named the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) John von Neumann Medal.