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Cornellians in China help send medical supplies to NYC, Ithaca

A determined group of Cornellians in and with connections to China has been helping to provide crucial equipment and supplies for medical professionals at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City and Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca.


Crossing boundaries: Cornell’s thriving research ecosystem

Collaborating across disparate disciplines to tackle the grand challenges facing humanity is intrinsic to Cornell’s unique brand of research innovation.


Faculty profiles: Four new hires bring vitality to campus

Meet Wendy Ju, Denis Willett, Nika Haghtalab and Shaun Nichols, who are bringing their expertise to Cornell.


Collection offers glimpse at era of patent medicine ads

In the 1800s, Americans were targeted with advertisements for what were often considered “cure-all” medicines, presented in colorful trade cards – now part of a Weill Cornell Medicine collection.


Veterinarians, MDs team up for canine open-heart surgery

A team of doctors from the College of Veterinary Medicine and Weill Cornell Medicine performed rare canine open-heart surgery to save Lucy, a 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever.

Enzyme could hold key to improved allergy treatments

A class of immune cells push themselves into an inflammatory state by producing large quantities of a serotonin-making enzyme, a finding that could inform future treatments for asthma and other allergic disorders.

Cornell engineers help get NYC’s L train back on track

New York City’s L train has resumed full service following an extensive rehabilitation project that finished six months early and $100 million under budget, thanks in part to Cornell engineers.

‘Ghostdrivers’ test cultural reactions to autonomous cars

A Cornell Tech-led team has pioneered the use of “ghostdrivers” – cars with drivers disguised under a car seat-like hood – to assess how pedestrians across cultures might react to autonomous vehicles.

‘Connectedness’: Cayuga Health joins COVID-19 fight in NYC

Professionals from Cayuga Health have joined their Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center counterparts to care for New Yorkers diagnosed with COVID-19.