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Columbia will award the 2023 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to Zhijian ‘James’ Chen and Glenn Barber for discovering the cGAS-STING pathway.
Wegovy (semaglutide) produces the greatest weight loss in teenagers, but a study by Columbia researchers finds that the trendy obesity drug is not cost-effective at its current price.
- September 1, 2023
Pipes that carry water from the city's water mains into individual homes are more likely to be made of lead in neighborhoods that already experience high lead exposure from paint and dust.
- August 22, 2023
Virtual urgent care at Columbia is expanding to care for patients in new ways, 365 days a year.
- August 21, 2023
Columbia’s chief of pediatric critical care and hospital medicine, Hülya Bayır, MD, is researching ways to prevent disability or death after a child suffers a head injury.
- August 18, 2023
Many researchers believe that the neurodegenerative disorder gets started in the gut. Columbia research now suggests that an autoimmune reaction may be driving those early events.
- August 17, 2023
The center at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, funded by the NIH, will support research to reduce pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality while promoting equity.