NYC symposium addresses solutions for inequities

Members of Cornell’s Action Research Collaborative joined representatives from New York City agencies at a symposium Aug. 11 to discuss innovative new solutions aimed at dismantling the systemic racism that has led to inequities around food, nutrition, education, health and employment.

Humanities Scholars explore future careers through legal internships

Prameela Kottapalli ’23 and Louise Wang ’23 spent the summer in New York City learning about the complex processes of the legal system.

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Summer experiences: ‘I love interacting with patients’

Ivan Andrade’s summer experience helped him realize that he’s headed in the right direction as he pursues a career in medicine

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CALS senior rescues man from NYC subway tracks

Bryce Demopoulos ’23 rescued a man from the subway tracks in New York City Aug. 4, seconds before an incoming train pulled into the station.

Dr. Jedd Wolchok to lead Meyer Cancer Center

Wolchok, an internationally acclaimed medical oncologist, will lead a clinical enterprise dedicated to translating groundbreaking discoveries on the underlying causes of cancer into cutting-edge treatment approaches and personalized therapies to improve patient outcomes.

Maternal antibodies may protect babies from cytomegalovirus

Antibodies that summon white blood cells may play an important role in protecting infants from congenital infection with human cytomegalovirus, according to a study led by an investigator at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.

Study reveals new mode of triggering immune responses

Small proteins that direct immune cells toward sites of infection can also form DNA-bound nanoparticles that can induce chronic, dysfunctional immune responses, according to a new study.

Scientists identify key molecular protector of gut health

A protein called Zbtb46, expressed by specialized immune cells, has a major role in protecting the gastrointestinal tract from excessive inflammation, according to a study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Improving care for road injuries could save lives

New research found that establishing complete trauma care programs accessible to 100% of road injury victims could save the lives of 200,000 people annually.