Dr. Jason Spector, professor of surgery (plastic surgery) and of otolaryngology, has received a grant from the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research (NYSTAR) to advance the development of a high-tech platform for creating, testing and imaging 3-D tissue cultures for reco...

July 10, 2017

Surgeons are often faced with the challenge of securely closing the abdominal wall without injuring the intestines. If the process goes awry, there can be serious consequences for patients, including bowel perforations or a hernia at the incision site. Often, repairing these complications requires a...

April 26, 2017

Five Weill Cornell Medical College students have been named 2017 Medical Research Fellows from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). It’s the most HHMI fellowships awarded to Weill Cornell students since the award’s inception in 1989.

The institute offers the prestigious fellowship to deve...

November 3, 2016

Can we grow human ears in the lab? Does chronic consumption of aspartame, an artificial sweetener, cause an abnormal response to sugar in some people? Can we make cancer drugs fluorescent in order to monitor their delivery to brain tumors?

These are just a few of the fascinating questions investigate...

February 11, 2016

Cell phones treated for just 10 minutes in a new desktop-sterilization device were fully rid of germs, including those that may be responsible for common skin infections, Weill Cornell Medicine researchers found in a new study. The findings, published Feb. 11 in the journal Plasma Medicine, suggest...

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