As the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic moves to Latin America and Africa, Weill Cornell Medicine faculty based in Haiti, a country hard hit by natural disasters and poverty, have developed lessons on what low-resourced countries can do to address and treat the outbreak on the ground.
The work of global oncologists – whose insights and innovations reduce the burden of cancer around the world – has demonstrated value that academic medical leadership should consider when assessing these physicians for professional advancement, according to a commentary by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.
The complex life cycle of the parasite that causes malaria has made it a difficult foe to beat. But new insights on how the parasite is transmitted from humans to the mosquitoes that spread malaria may lead to new ways to control this deadly disease.
A synchronized event brings together more than 400 people from 54 cities around the world to collect samples of DNA, RNA and microbes from surfaces in subways, buses, airports and other well-traveled public meeting spaces.