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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.
- April 8, 2020
Aggressive social distancing and hospital preparations are needed to prevent more illness and death, even in counties with few COVID-19 cases, a study led by Columbia researchers has found.
- April 7, 2020
Approximately 1,000 COVID-19 tests are now being processed each day to determine if a person is currently infected, along with about 50 tests a day to look for antibodies in people who have recovered.
- April 4, 2020
Columbia engineers, in collaboration with CUIMC and NewYork-Presbyterian, created a face shield design that can be die cut for less than $1 per shield, made in seconds, and is easy to assemble.
- April 3, 2020
Scientists at Columbia's Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center are using technologies developed to study cancer to look for drugs to treat COVID-19 and disarm the virus.
- April 1, 2020
Columbia doctors developed a protocol for treating two COVID-19 patients with a single ventilator.
- March 31, 2020
Columbia has established a COVID-19 Biobank to collect and disseminate biological specimens and clinical data for researchers at Columbia University and elsewhere.
- March 31, 2020
The scientists behind the podcast, “This Week in Virology,” vet the latest information about COVID-19 for the public and physicians.
- March 30, 2020
For the first time in New York state, a COVID-19 survivor has been screened for antibodies that could be used to treat others with the disease.