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The first-ever detailed images of a malaria protein, a key modulator of drug resistance, show how the parasite evades antimalarials—and may help scientists find ways to restore the drugs’ potency.
Parents given a handout with flu facts at their pediatrician’s office were significantly more likely to get their kids vaccinated before the end of flu season, Columbia pediatricians have found.
- 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.
- March 27, 2013
High levels of antibodies to five common infections found to be associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline.