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Cornell’s East Avenue to be renamed ‘Feeney Way’

Cornell has announced that East Avenue, one of the main arteries through the Ithaca campus, will be renamed in honor of Charles F. “Chuck” Feeney ’56, founding chairman of The Atlantic Philanthropies and the university’s most generous donor.

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COVID-19 patient registry helping track disease’s evolution

A Cornell-led COVID-19 patient registry, organized by Weill Cornell Medicine, continues to be a source of medical insight into the workings of the novel coronavirus and treatment of infected patients.

Studies offer tips on lessening spaceflight-related risk

Space travel, illnesses like COVID-19 and climbing Mount Everest can trigger the body’s stress response systems in similar ways, according to new studies by Weill Cornell Medicine, space agencies and other investigators.

Grant to fund study of acoustics in turfgrass pest control

A team of Cornell scientists will use acoustic technology to develop efficient and affordable ways to manage soil-dwelling pests and their predators, thanks to a two-year grant from the USDA.

Sontag Foundation grants $1.2M for brain cancer research

Marcos Simoes-Costa in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Dan A. Landau with Weill Cornell Medicine have both been awarded $600,000 from the Sontag Foundation to advance their research into brain cancer.

Weill Cornell entrepreneurship symposium touts innovation

The fourth annual Weill Cornell Medicine Dean’s Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Academic Drug Development drew 125 attendees and served as an urgent reminder of the importance of biomedical innovation.

Study: Disease-specific training benefits home care workers

Disease-specific training may improve home care workers’ job satisfaction and confidence caring for patients, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medicine and the ILR School.

‘One Health’ a key focus of COVID-19 Summit

The “One Health” approach is perfectly suited to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, the most serious public health crisis in recent history, Cornell researchers said during the university’s COVID-19 Summit, a virtual event held Nov. 4-5.

COVID-19 Summit to be held virtually Nov. 4-5

Researchers and clinicians from Cornell’s Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell Tech will gather for an online COVID-19 Summit, Nov. 4-5, to share their expertise and clinical experience with COVID-19.