Qatar Omicron-wave study shows slow decline of natural immunity

Researchers analyzed the Omicron wave in Qatar last winter, comparing prior infections, vaccine immunity and combinations thereof among more than 100,000 Omicron-infected and non-infected individuals.

Boosters highly effective against COVID hospitalization, death

Booster doses of mRNA vaccines provided strong protection against hospitalization and death from COVID-19 in Qatar, according to a study by investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar.

Future health care leaders celebrated at Weill Cornell Commencement

Expected graduates from Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences received their degrees during a digital commencement ceremony May 20.

Weill Cornell Medicine celebrates with virtual Commencement

Weill Cornell Medicine’s digital commencement ceremony was held May 28, celebrating 390 graduates in the Class of 2020.

Animal physiologist David Robertshaw dies at 85

David Robertshaw, professor emeritus of physiology and an expert on water metabolism and temperature regulation in desert-adapted mammals, died Nov. 8 in Ithaca. He was 85.

Weill Cornell commencement celebrates new leaders in medicine, science

A total of 371 students received degrees from Weill Cornell Medicine during its Commencement ceremony May 30 at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Trailblazing lymphoma researcher Kristy Richards ’90 dies

Dr. Kristy Richards ’90, a groundbreaking cancer researcher and associate professor of biomedical sciences, died on March 30 in New York City. She was 50.

Hempstead named dean of Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dr. Barbara Hempstead will become dean of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences on Jan. 14. She succeeds Dr. Carl Nathan, who is completing his planned two-year term.

Commencement honors future health care leaders

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Class of 2018 – 289 students strong – celebrated at commencement exercises May 31 at Carnegie Hall.