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Could ‘retromer' be the key to Alzheimer's treatment?

A key to cellular function — and to life itself — is the movement of proteins and lipids within a cell. As these substances follow their paths, a part of the cell called the endosome acts as the traffic hub, sorting them to be recycled, diverted, secreted or degraded. When the endosome sends them to be recycled back to the cell surface, a complex of proteins plays a role like that of a school crossing guard...

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Gift Names Caryl and Israel Englander Institute for Precision Medicine

A significant investment in Weill Cornell's leading precision medicine program by Overseer Israel Englander and his wife Caryl will expand the scope of the institution's approach to understanding and treating disease through therapies customized to patients' unique genetic profiles.

The gift names the Caryl and Israel Englander Institute for Precision Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. The...

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Rendering of the Endolumenal Surgical Platform Image: MINT

Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital License Technology to Lumendi, Ltd.

Start-Up Company Dedicated to Developing and Commercializing Products Aimed At Revolutionizing Gastrointestinal Surgeries

NEW YORK (September 11, 2015)The Minimally Invasive New Technologies Program (MINT) at Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital has teamed up with entrepreneurs and investors to establish...

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