Stem cell technology could lead to ailing heart mending itself

A new technique, published May 28 in Stem Cell Reports, could allow scientists to generate large numbers of rare cells in the network that pushes the heart's chambers to consistently contract.

Weill Cornell Graduate School honors Avery August

Avery August, professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, was awarded the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences Distinguished Alumnus Award May 27.

Clinical test validates precision medicine for cancer

A Weill Cornell Medical College research team has shown how next-generation genome sequencing can offer new insights and treatment targets in patients with advanced, treatment-resistant cancer.

Message to Johnson, Cornell Tech grads: Make business better

The Johnson Graduate Recognition Ceremony May 23 recognized six Ph.D. and 380 M.B.A. candidates, including 39 students who in May 2014 entered the inaugural one-year M.B.A. program.

Cornell Tech student startups receive $40K awards

Cornell Tech awarded five student startup companies with $40,000 in pre-seed funding and one year of free co-working office space in its inaugural Startup Awards competition.

Mann Award winner Tang studies molecular 'trash bags'

Doctoral student Shaogeng Tang won the Harry and Samuel Mann Outstanding Graduate Student Award for his research into cells' waste disposal.

Lin, Boudker named Howard Hughes investigators

Cornell faculty members Hening Lin and Olga Boudker have been named 2015 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators, the institute announced May 19.

Study finds how pancreatic cancer spreads to liver

Weill Cornell Medical College and international scientists have discovered the precise molecular steps that enable pancreatic cancer to spread to the liver. The finding may lead to targeted treatments.

Scientists to develop stem cell therapies to treat blood disorders

A $15.7M grant from the New York State Stem Cell Science Program to scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan Kettering to develop techniques to treat blood disorders.