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Cory Abate-Shen, PhD, distinguished cancer researcher and AAAS Fellow, has advanced our understanding of the molecular causes of cancer development and progression.
- December 27, 2017
The students, who are also members of the P&S Musicians' Guild, created a program that combines their passion for music with patient care.
- December 22, 2017
Cancer researchers at Columbia have discovered three genes that undermine the DNA repair process and promote tumor formation in cells with BRCA mutations.
- December 20, 2017
Using electron microscopy, CUMC biologists have captured the first detailed images of a calcium membrane pore in action, revealing a potential target for treating cancer.
- December 19, 2017
A growing number of kidneys from deceased donors are discarded, but a new study suggests that most of these could be successfully transplanted.
- December 18, 2017
Glasses that block blue light may help people with insomnia get more sleep, a new CUMC study has found.
- December 14, 2017
An individual’s own genes play a role in the response to immunotherapy drugs, researchers in the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center have found.
Source:TED TalkDecember 14, 2017
At TED 2017, CUMC radiation scientist David Brenner discussed his work using physics to create a new, potentially life-saving weapon against drug-resistant microbes.
- December 12, 2017
A new study shows that tumor suppressor PTEN helps fight lung infections when attached to a protein that is mutated in cystic fibrosis.
- December 8, 2017
A CUMC-led study finds that acupuncture can reduce the joint pain caused by aromatase inhibitors, a drug taken by two-thirds of all breast cancer patients.