Weakening Tuberculosis Bacteria’s Defenses May Speed Treatment and Thwart Drug Resistance
August 13, 2018 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.  
Early Sensory Stimulation is Critical for the Development of Sensory Networks
August 7, 2018 Sensory stimulation during a critical period soon after birth is essential for establishing...
Dr. Rainu Kaushal Named One of Crain’s Notable Women in Health Care
August 6, 2018 Dr. Kaushal is one of 78 women chosen by Crain’s New York Business to honor female professionals working in healthcare whose contributions have significantly influenced New York City. http://www.crainsnewyork.com/assets/pdf/CN11652782.PDFhttp://hpr.weill.cornell.edu/https://www.joinallofus.org/en/nyc
Cell-free DNA May be the Key to Monitoring Urinary Tract Infections
August 2, 2018 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.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine
July 27, 2018 Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the month of July.
Despite High PSA Level, Prostate Cancer Subtype May Have a Promising Prognosis
July 24, 2018 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.
Study Finds TAVR Requires More Research
July 23, 2018 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.
Second Act
July 18, 2018 Two years ago, in a remote region of Ecuador, ophthalmologist Dr. Elwin Schwartz, MD ’76, helped give a six-year-old girl the gift of sight. 
DNA Editing Just Got Easier
July 18, 2018 New molecules engineered by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers can enable rapid, direct “editing” of genes in a wide range of cell types, creating an array of research and therapeutic possibilities.

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