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New genetic and patient analyses suggest severe COVID is linked to overactive complement, one of the immune system’s oldest branches, and excess blood clotting.
Googling for financial issues and disaster help rose sharply early in the COVID-19 pandemic and may portend a future increase in suicides, Columbia researchers found.
Heart transplants, donor hearts, and transplant waitlists all fell sharply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Columbia University researchers have found.
- October 16, 2013
New findings suggest that narrow-spectrum UV light could dramatically reduce surgical infections – which remain a serious and stubborn problem, killing up to 8,200 patients a year in the U.S. – without damaging human tissue
- August 23, 2013
An Egyptian Tomb Bat near the site of the first known case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome was found to harbor the virus for the disease, report researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity.
- July 10, 2013
Columbia researcher David Fidock raises alarm about emerging resistance to the world's most effective malaria treatments.
- May 30, 2013
When doctors at a local community hospital were unable to diagnose a three-month-old baby’s illness, she was transferred to the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (MSCHONY), where she was quickly diagnosed with botulism and successfully treated.
- 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.
- April 22, 2013
In two new papers investigators at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) report the discovery of hepaciviruses and pegiviruses—close relatives of HCV—in rodents and bats.