Cornell fetches high praise at Westminster dog show

On the final night of this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the Riney Canine Health Center was recognized with a $10,000 gift from show sponsor Embark Veterinary, Inc. to support their work advancing studies that have the potential to improve the overall health and well-being of dogs’ lives.

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Cancers in distant organs alter liver function

Cancers often release molecules into the bloodstream that pathologically alter the liver, shifting it to an inflammatory state, causing fat buildup and impairing its normal detoxifying functions, according to a study from investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Grant funds study of cannabis effects on HIV-infected brain tissue

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $11.6 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health to study the effects cannabis, including marijuana and compounds derived from it, may have on the brains of those living with HIV.

Cornell debuts biotech, pharma management program

A new biotech and pharmaceutical management program offered through the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy will allow students to explore industry trends and cutting edge research with a cohort of peers, executives and renowned faculty from the university.  

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Celebrating Weill Cornell’s newest graduates at Commencement

380 graduates in the Class of 2023 received their degrees from Weill Cornell Medicine during the institution’s annual commencement ceremony at Carnegie Hall on May 18.

Medical school, minus the debt

Weill Cornell Medicine’s debt-reduction program was created in 2019 to cover tuition, fees, housing and living expenses for students with financial need.

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CALS senior wins national student employee award

For her work in developing and teaching nutrition and food justice curricula to adolescents in New York City, Hannah Rudt ’23 has won the 2023 National Student Employee of the Year award – the first Cornellian to ever receive this honor.

Long COVID risk and symptoms vary across populations

A new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators has found that the risk of long COVID and its symptoms present very differently across diverse populations and suggests that further investigation is needed to accurately define the disease and improve diagnosis and treatment.

Tobias Meyer elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Meyer is the Joseph C. Hinsey Professor in Cell and Developmental Biology at Weill Cornell Medicine.