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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NIH grant funds cancer prevention vaccine research

A multidisciplinary team of Weill Cornell Medicine researchers has received a five-year $5.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health to fund a center aimed at developing messenger RNA vaccines to deter cancer development in at-risk groups.

Grant to fund global study of COVID-19 surveillance

With the six-month, $1 million grant, Weill Cornell Medicine researchers will assess how countries have been monitoring and reporting COVID-19 infections and outcomes.

Study offers new insights into immune mechanisms of inflammatory disease

The study suggests that a unique set of regulatory networks controlled by neurons in the gut may be viable targets for future drug therapies to combat chronic inflammatory diseases including asthma, allergy and inflammatory bowel disease.

Common dietary fiber promotes allergy-like immune responses

The study found that dietary inulin fiber alters the metabolism of certain gut bacteria, which in turn triggers what scientists call type 2 inflammation in the gut and lungs.

ILR School experts and alumni leading discourse on NYC pay transparency law

Closing pay gaps will require employers, some of whom have little infrastructure or capacity to uphold the law, to think carefully about their compensation spectrum, experts said at an ILR forum. 

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