With a $7.5 million gift from the Friedman Family Foundation endowed by Stephen and Vice Chair Overseer Barbara Friedman, Weill Cornell Medicine has established an innovative cross-campus center dedicated to improving human health through research in the complex relationship between nutrition, inflammation and the development of disease.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may not be the best diagnostic choice universally for all men suspected of having prostate cancer, according to researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.
Dr. Lisa Newman, an internationally renowned breast surgeon and researcher, has been appointed chief of the Section of Breast Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Aug. 20.
Dr. Mary Charlson and investigators from the Clinical Directors Network have been awarded a $7.6 million, five-year contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study how health coaches may affect the health and wellness of patients with multiple chronic diseases.
Levels of air pollution defined as “good” by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may still harm the lungs of cigarette smokers, according to a new study conducted by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators.
By sabotaging one of the tuberculosis bacterium’s defenses against antibiotics, Weill Cornell Medicine investigators may have found a way to accelerate treatment for the disease and possibly overcome growing resistance to existing therapies.
A new method for testing urinary tract infections yields more information than what conventional methods can offer, according to new research from investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell’s Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and NewYork-Presbyterian.
Conventional wisdom suggests that a high level of the protein prostate specific antigen (PSA) in men with prostate cancer means a poor prognosis. However, this may not always be the case in men with a particular subtype of prostate cancer, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers.
A minimally invasive procedure to replace the heart’s aortic valve has recently increased in popularity despite a lack of research on the new valves’ long-term durability, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine.