Immune protein may induce dementia unrelated to high blood pressure

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have found that controlling high blood pressure may not be enough to prevent associated cognitive declines. The findings suggest new approaches to prevent damage to brain cells.

Deep brain stimulation improves cognition after injury

Five people who had life-altering, seemingly irreversible cognitive deficits following moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries showed substantial improvements in their cognition and quality of life after receiving an experimental form of deep brain stimulation in a phase 1 clinical trial.

AI-generated images map visual functions in the brain

Researchers have demonstrated the use of artificial-intelligence-selected natural images and AI-generated synthetic images as neuroscientific tools for probing the visual processing areas of the brain.

Weill Cornell Medicine to open medical research center

Weill Cornell Medicine is dramatically expanding its campus and research footprint in New York City by securing five floors of 1334 York Ave., the current home of Sotheby's auction house.

New grant to broaden support for hardware entrepreneurs

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works is set to expand its hardware accelerator programs thanks to $4 million in grants from local and federal sources.

Working with community leaders boosts family planning in Tanzania

Partnering with local religious leaders boosted adoption of family planning methods in Tanzania, Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have found.

Big-data study explores social factors affecting child health

A Weill Cornell Medicine-led research team used an AI-based approach to uncover patterns among conditions in which people are born, grow, work and age, called social determinants of health, and then linked each pattern to children’s health outcomes.

Pain limits family caregivers’ daily activities

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine have provided the first national estimate of caregivers’ pain and arthritis experiences that can limit their ability to perform necessary tasks while caring for older family members.

Cathy Garzio named executive vice provost, COO of Weill Cornell

Cathy Garzio, a distinguished academic medicine administrator, has been appointed executive vice provost and chief operating officer of Weill Cornell Medicine, effective early February.