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Discovery at Cornell News Archive

Discovery in scientific research ultimately informs the practice of medicine for all species. 

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Dr. Matthew DeLisa
New tool identifies therapeutic proteins in a 'snap'
Dr. Kimberly O'Brien
Pica in pregnant teens linked to low iron
cell Dr. Ted Clark
First discovery of cells expelling mitochondria uncovers newfound survival tactic
receptor Dr. Margaret Bynoe
A receptor may hold key to multiple sclerosis treatment
cells Dr. Michael Kotlikoff
Stem cells create new heart cells in baby mice, but not in adults, study shows
tumors Dr. John Schimenti
Missing gene may drive more than a quarter of breast cancers
cancer Dr. Richard Cerione
Stopping the spread of cancer

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Dr. Paula Cohen
$10M grant establishes Center for Reproductive Genomics
Tumor cells Dr. Alex Nikitin
Gene family proven to suppress prostate cancer
listeria Dr. Martin Wiedmann
Five new Listeria species found; may improve tests
sperm Dr. Alex Travis
Sperm finding could improve fertility, contraceptives
eggs Dr. John Schimenti
Protein that culls damaged eggs identified, infertility reversed
Cerione

Dr. Rick Cerione
Stopping the spread of cancer

 

kurpios story Dr. Natasza Kurpios
Learning how organs form explains fatal birth defects
cerione Dr. Richard Cerione
Promising target found for better brain cancer drugs
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Dr. Margaret McEntee
Dr. Scott Coonrod
Dr. Richard Cerione
Dr. Robert Weiss
Veterinary faculty share work to conquer cancer

cheetham Dr. Jon Cheetham
Partnership homes in on regerative medicine
holgerstory Dr. Holger Sondermann
New tools inspire hope for understanding neurological disease

baines Dr. Joel Baines
Plugging up herpes could spawn needed drugs, study shows
coonrod

Dr. Scott Coonrod
Expelled DNA that traps toxins may backfire in obese

cancer

Dr. Richard Cerione
Researchers Discover What Cancer Cells Need to Travel

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Dr. Adam Boyko
National Geographic - Dog DNA

researcher Ynte Schukken with dairy cows

 

Leifer

Dr. Cynthia Leifer
Immune system checks and balances

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Dr. Richard Cerione, Dr. Hening Lin, Dr. Robert Weiss
Researchers win $3 million NIH grant to fight cancer

Parasites that hijack host immune cells

 

Dr. Eric Denkers
Promiscuous parasites hijack host immune cells

Margaret Bynoe

 

Dr. Margaret Bynoe
Breaching the Blood-Brain Barrier

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Dr. Joel Baines
Viral quality controls could trap herpes before it spreads

Russell Science

 

Dr. David Russell
Researcher honing in on life-giving drugs for those suffering from TB

Kurpios

Dr. Natasza Kurpious
Simple physics predicts how the gut forms and grows

giraffe

 

Dr. Alexander Travis
Series explores how to cut poverty but preserve wildlife

cherry tomatoes

 

Dr. Craig Altier
Food safety team tackles Salmonella in tomatoes