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Dr. Olga Boudker’s Work with Glutamate Pumps Earns her Membership in an Elite Cadre of Investigators

Dr. Olga Boudker’s Work with Glutamate Pumps Earns her Membership in an Elite Cadre of Investigators

Dr. Olga Boudker. Photo credit: John Abbott When a scientist is named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, he or she joins the ranks of the most renowned biomedical researchers in the United States. These 330 or so explorers and innovators — among them 182 National Academy of Science members and 24 Nobel laureates — work to answer essential questions about such…

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Aids in Cancer Diagnosis

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Aids in Cancer Diagnosis

An artificial intelligence (AI) program developed by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers can distinguish types of cancer from images of cells with almost 100 percent accuracy, according to a new study. This new technology has the potential to augment cancer diagnosis techniques that currently require the human eye. Currently, cancer is diagnosed by visual examination of tissue samples under…