Study Highlights Prevalence, Impact of Elder Financial Abuse
July 30, 2014 Financial abuse of the elderly is common in New York State, affecting 5 percent of older adults queried by Weill Cornell scientists.
Study Suggests Disruptive Effects of Anesthesia on Brain Cell Connections Are Temporary
July 28, 2014 The effects of a commonly used anesthetic drug on memory and thinking appear to be temporary in young and old patients, according to new pre-clinical research.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medical College - Week of July 18 - July 25
July 25, 2014 Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of July 18 - July 25.
Doctor of the Future Scholarship Gives Three Qatari Students the Chance to Test-Drive a Career in Medicine
July 23, 2014 A scholarship from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar gave three Qatari high school students the chance of a lifetime: a two-week, fully funded expedition to Weill Cornell to learn about the medical profession from established physicians and scientists in the Department of Genetic Medicine.
Drug Treatment Programs Play Important Role in Educating, Treating Patients with Hepatitis C
July 22, 2014 People who inject drugs and are enrolled in a drug treatment program are open to receiving education and treatment for hepatitis C, according to new research by investigators at several institutions, including Weill Cornell Medical College.
World Cup Injuries Reignite Concussion Debate
July 21, 2014 German soccer player Christoph Kramer's head injury during the final 2014 World Cup game has reinvigorated the debate over concussions and hasty return-to-play decisions.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell - Week of July 11 - July 18
July 18, 2014 The Clinical and Translational Science Center wins an NIH video contest and other awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of July 11 - July 18.
Interview with the Dean: A Vision to Cure Blindness
July 17, 2014 Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher, the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College, speaks with Dr. Sheila Nirenberg, the Nanette Laitman Professor in Neurology and Neuroscience. Dr. Nirenberg was awarded a MacArthur Foundation grant last year for her work in optogenetics. She has cracked the neural code for blindness and is currently working on a prosthetic device that could restore vision.
Older Fathers Produce Mutated Germ Cells that Crowd Out Normal Stem Cells
July 17, 2014 A study by Weill Cornell Medical College scientists sheds light on how one paternal age-associated disorder develops in children.
Weill Cornell Brain Image Printed in 3-D for Franklin Institute Exhibit
July 14, 2014 A 3-D brain image developed by Weill Cornell physicist Dr. Henning Voss has been transformed into a 2.5-foot physical reproduction for a museum exhibit.

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