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Columbia researchers found that a gene associated with an autoimmune form of hair loss could be activated to improve cancer immunotherapy.
New video that reveals how immune cells breach the blood-brain barrier is giving scientists new ideas about treating multiple sclerosis.
Seventy-five percent of patients with an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss had significant hair regrowth after treatment with ruxolitinib.
- December 15, 2014
Researchers at CUMC have found that, in addition to gluten, the immune systems of patients with celiac disease react to specific types of non-gluten protein in wheat.
- August 17, 2014
Columbia researchers identify immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with alopecia areata and restore hair growth with an FDA-approved drug
- April 18, 2014
New bone marrow transplant unit specializes in cutting-edge treatments for blood cancers and autoimmune diseases.
- October 4, 2013
Remi Creusot has turned to crowdfunding to help make "super-educator" cells that can prevent the progression of type 1 diabetes.
- August 5, 2013
Celiac disease patients with ongoing intestine damage have a greater than 2-fold increased risk of lymphoma compared with those whose intestines healed.
- June 20, 2013
Elevated antibodies to gluten proteins of wheat found in children with autism, but no connection to celiac disease.
- June 18, 2013
Study of insulin-producing cells derived from skin of diabetes patients shows utility of iPS cells for study of human disease and as potential therapy.
- May 7, 2013
The Columbia University Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of two new University Professors, its highest academic honor: Martin Chalfie and Wafaa El-Sadr.