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2014-03-24 23:00:07

Research led by doctors from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center finds that universal neuromuscular training—which focuses on the optimal way to bend, jump, land, and pivot the knee—is an effective and inexpensive way for adolescent athletes to avoid anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprains and tears. The findings were presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on March 14, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014...

2014-03-17 23:00:04

This past weekend, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital brought together software designers and developers from around the city and country for InnovateNYP, New York's first hospital-focused hackathon. Seventeen teams worked around the clock to develop an innovation that would enhance and improve myNYP, the hospital's online patient portal, which allows patients to track their health records, coordinate doctors' appointments, and more. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Two-day...

2014-03-05 23:00:11

While the number of men in the United States diagnosed with low testosterone has increased considerably over the last decade, a team of experts, led by Dr. Darius A. Paduch from NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has found that relying on a blood test alone is an insufficient method of diagnosing the condition. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Testosterone blood tests, long questioned as being unreliable, should be used in conjunction with a physical exam to determine...

2014-02-18 08:28:57

Available to Corporate Partners of the Institute, the portal provides access to 50 academic journals with articles covering 43 emerging economies across the past five years LOS ANGELES and ITHACA, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS), a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in Life Sciences and other research intensive organizations around the world,...

2014-01-31 12:25:20

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer Helps Commemorate Opening of Building that Nearly Doubles Medical College's Research Space, Enhances Student Education NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weill Cornell Medical College today opened the Belfer Research Building, a state-of-the-art facility that ushers in a new era at the institution for cutting-edge, translational science. The 18-story, $650 million building, made possible through the generosity of numerous donors, nearly doubles Weill...

2014-01-30 12:28:14

Sen. Charles E. Schumer Cuts Ceremonial Ribbon NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to the ribbon-cutting ceremony and official opening of Weill Cornell Medical College's Belfer Research Building. This state-of-the-art facility ushers in a new era in New York for cutting-edge, translational science. The 18-story, $650 million building, made possible through the generosity of numerous donors, more than doubles Weill Cornell's existing research space and...

2014-01-23 23:20:34

On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014, PS212 of New York, NY announced Party Headphones as the first selection for their highly anticipated PS212 Gifted Program, which offers recently graduated entrepreneurs free or highly discounted branding services to assist in the launch of their company. Party Headphones, a 2013 graduate of the eLab Accelerator at Cornell University, aims to improve the listening experience for guided tours, fitness classes and silent disco events with their...

2014-01-20 12:20:08

John Smith, MBA '74, and spouse Dyan promote education as key to founding and fostering family businesses across generations ITHACA, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornell University and its graduate business school made a big difference for John Smith, MBA '74, and perhaps an even bigger difference for the family business, to which he returned after earning his MBA. For while Smith was studying at the then Graduate School of Business and Public Administration (BPA), he became convinced...

2014-01-16 23:00:20

In a novel approach to stroke research, investigators from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center will collaborate to create the New York Stroke Trials Network of Columbia and Cornell. The network is one of 25 regional stroke centers across the country funded by the National Institutes of Health Stroke Trials Network (NIH StrokeNet), announced by the National Institutes of Health in December 2013. New York, NY (PRWEB)...

2014-01-06 16:27:34

Leadership Will Dramatically Showcase How Weill Cornell Will "Target" Cancer to Drive Excellence in Cancer Treatment and Care NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Weill Cornell Medical College will make a major announcement that will transform the school's research into precision medicine and other...


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