Cells help immune system tolerate friendly gut bacteria

Immune cells called group 3 innate lymphoid cells play an essential role in establishing tolerance to symbiotic microbes that dwell in the human gastrointestinal tract, according to a study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Sept. 16 webinar: New York at work

New York State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon; Deputy Commissioner for Workforce Development Chris White and Associate Commissioner for Policy, Research and Strategy Yvonne Martinez will meet with ILR Senior Associate for Outreach and Sponsored Research Dean Ariel Avgar to discuss the 2022 report.

Around Cornell

Researchers identify the target of immune attacks on liver cells

A new study from Weill Cornell Medicine researchers helps to explain the dynamics underlying liver damage that can accompany type 2 diabetes and obesity. 

Vaccination exposes latent HIV in lab studies

Vaccination with a SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine revealed HIV hiding in immune cells in blood from people with HIV, according to lab research led by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.

Three projects awarded Belonging at Cornell innovation grants

The Presidential Advisors on Diversity and Equity have awarded three Belonging at Cornell innovation grants for 2022 programming, for projects addressing a range of topics involving diversity, equity and inclusion on all of Cornell’s campuses.

Staff News

Six assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Researchers studying carbon removal and storage methods and novel additive manufacturing techniques are among the six Cornell faculty members who recently received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.

Staff News

Two-medication strategy offers benefits and risks after bypass surgery

A new analysis shows that a combination of two anti-platelets drugs can benefit patients after the most common type of cardiac surgery – while also increasing the risk of potentially dangerous bleeding.

Milstein students spend summer producing, questioning, exploring

Students in the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity spent eight weeks this summer exploring New York City and thinking deeply about the implications of technology.

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Circadian clocks play key role in fat cell growth

Disruption of the circadian clocks that keep the body and its cells entrained to the 24-hour day-night cycle plays a critical role in weight gain, according to a pair of studies by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.