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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.
- April 27, 2022
Columbia pediatrician Hetty Cunningham appears in "The Color of Care," a new documentary about racial health disparities and their consequences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- April 25, 2022
The COVID-19 Northern Manhattan Community Mental Wellness Corps, a new initiative to address mental health disparities in Northern Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, has received federal funding.
- April 22, 2022
Columbia physicians, staff, and students led children in the Armory's after-school programs through exercise drills, stretches, and relay races.
- April 19, 2022
The lecture to honor the memory of Lorna M. Breen will be delivered April 28 by Elizabeth Alexander, a nationally recognized poet and president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- April 18, 2022
Members of the VP&S Class of 2025 met with Roy Vagelos, 1954 graduate of VP&S, whose success in medicine and business grew out of his Greek immigrant background in New Jersey.
- April 18, 2022
The Association of American Physicians has elected Adam Bass, Catherine Schevon, Robert Schwabe, and Olajide Williams to its membership.
- April 11, 2022
Heavy ions could radically improve radiation therapy for cancer treatment, but research is needed to understand how they work. With the aid of a new instrument at Columbia, scientists aim to find out.