NYC entrepreneurship conference features founders, social entrepreneurs, venture capitalists

Six speakers will offer a combination of TED-style short talks and fireside chats about their entrepreneurial journeys.

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Cross-campus initiative to accelerate innovations in engineering, medicine

Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell Engineering are launching an initiative, led by Emmanuel Giannelis, to form cross-disciplinary partnerships.

Startup Cornell podcast guest works to make healthcare more accessible

The 14th episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features David Stein MBA ‘20, co-founder and CEO of Ash Wellness.

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Study sheds light on precancerous ‘clonal outgrowth’ in blood cells

The blood stem cell mutation, known as DNMT3A R882leads to the growth of a large population of circulating blood cells that also contain this mutation.

Book explores the influence of Protestant Brooklyn

A new book by Cornell authors traces how an influx of New Englanders made an indelible mark on Brooklyn, and how the arrival of Catholic and Jewish immigrants challenged that hegemony.

Discovery illuminates how Parkinson’s disease spreads in the brain

Aggregates of a protein spread in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease through a cellular waste-ejection process, suggests a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers.

Alzheimer’s disease causes major metabolic changes in the brain

New findings could lead to the development of treatments aimed at ameliorating the metabolic effects of the disease.

Protecting privacy – and safety – in encrypted messaging

Cornell Tech researchers have developed a mechanism for preserving anonymity in encrypted messaging – which conceals message content but might not cloak the sender’s identity – while simultaneously blocking unwanted or abusive messages.

$61M grant funds translational science at Weill Cornell Medicine

This is the largest federal grant ever awarded to Weill Cornell Medicine and the fourth consecutive time this initiative has been funded by the NIH, representing 20 years of continuous funding.