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Immunocompromised patients have fewer antibodies after getting COVID or the vaccine, but some studies suggest their T cells may provide some protection.
Two drugs commonly used to treat high blood pressure are equally effective as single-drug therapies, but one is slightly safer, a new study has found.
Columbia researchers have developed a way to gently collect stem cells from the airways of infants in the hope of finding new ways to prevent respiratory diseases common in premature babies.
- August 22, 2020
Safety is CUIMC's top priority as our community starts to return to campus. Read up on revised procedures, self-checkpoints, and other changes to operations designed to keep our community healthy.
- August 17, 2020
Dr. Rustgi provides an update on medical center operations for the fall semester and shares his gratitude to the medical center community.
- August 10, 2020
Precision Medicine Pilot Awards underscore Columbia’s commitment to supporting research targeting the promise of precision medicine across multiple diseases.
- July 30, 2020
E. Sander Connolly Jr., MD, has been named chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University and neurosurgeon-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian.
- July 23, 2020
Earlier this year, New York was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Our doctors want to share some advice for colleagues in other states who are now facing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases.
- February 17, 2020
A nasal spray created by Columbia researchers prevented transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in ferrets, suggesting the spray could also prevent transmission of the coronavirus in people.