Deep brain stimulation improves cognition after injury

Five people who had life-altering, seemingly irreversible cognitive deficits following moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries showed substantial improvements in their cognition and quality of life after receiving an experimental form of deep brain stimulation in a phase 1 clinical trial.

Method may improve cities’ responses to resident service calls

Researchers from Cornell Tech have developed a method to identify delays in the reporting of incidents such as downed trees and power lines, which could lead to practical insights and interventions for more equitable, efficient government service.

AI-generated images map visual functions in the brain

Researchers have demonstrated the use of artificial-intelligence-selected natural images and AI-generated synthetic images as neuroscientific tools for probing the visual processing areas of the brain.

Weill Cornell Medicine to open medical research center

Weill Cornell Medicine is dramatically expanding its campus and research footprint in New York City by securing five floors of 1334 York Ave., the current home of Sotheby's auction house.

Working with community leaders boosts family planning in Tanzania

Partnering with local religious leaders boosted adoption of family planning methods in Tanzania, Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have found.

Big-data study explores social factors affecting child health

A Weill Cornell Medicine-led research team used an AI-based approach to uncover patterns among conditions in which people are born, grow, work and age, called social determinants of health, and then linked each pattern to children’s health outcomes.

Crowdsourced fact-checking fights misinformation in Taiwan

As journalists and professional fact-checkers struggle to keep up with the deluge of misinformation online, fact-checking sites that rely on loosely coordinated contributions from volunteers, such as Wikipedia, can help fill the gaps, Cornell research finds.

Cathy Garzio named executive vice provost, COO of Weill Cornell

Cathy Garzio, a distinguished academic medicine administrator, has been appointed executive vice provost and chief operating officer of Weill Cornell Medicine, effective early February.

Entrepreneurs talk about disruption, growth and the power of AI

Cornell entrepreneurs shared wisdom, advice and ideas during Eclectic Convergence 2023 at Cornell Tech in New York City.

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