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.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell - Week of July 4 - July 11
July 11, 2014 Camp Phoenix and the Health Professionals and Recruitment Exposure Program win Marcus M. Reidenberg Awards in Community Service and other awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of July 4 - July 11.
Ramadan Fasting Illuminates Health and Disease
July 10, 2014 The Muslim tradition of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan may provide insight into the human body's metabolic processes, offering new clues into how obesity and type 2 diabetes develop, say researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.
Vascular Bed to Bedside: Engineered Blood Cells Could Cure Disease
July 7, 2014 Weill Cornell scientists have been able to reprogram vascular cells into long-lasting blood cells that resemble bone marrow stem cells capable of forming the various components of blood
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medical College - Week of June 27 - July 4
July 3, 2014 Dr. Francis Barany receives the 2014 IFCC Award for Significant Contributions to Molecular Diagnostics and other awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the week of June 27 - July 4.
New Program to Detect Early Lung Cancer in Current and Former Smokers
July 2, 2014 In response to a recent national study showing that CT scans in a select high-risk population lower lung cancer deaths, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has launched a lung cancer screening program for those at risk for developing the disease.

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