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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.
Columbia researchers have isolated antibodies from COVID-19 patients that neutralize SARS-CoV-2 virus and could be used to treat patients or prevent infections.
- July 13, 2020
The health of donated human lungs judged too poor for transplantation can be recovered using a cross-circulation technique designed by biomedical engineers at Columbia University.
- July 6, 2020
With high precision, a new algorithm predicts which patients treated for traumatic injuries in the emergency department will later develop post-traumatic stress disorder.
- June 29, 2020
New eye drops could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion, a major cause of blindness for millions of adults, a study by Columbia University researchers has found.
- June 24, 2020
Scientists at Columbia University have captured a near complete snapshot of the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) B receptor, a protein that regulates neuronal activity.
- June 9, 2020
A mismatch between airway and lung size may explain why some nonsmokers get COPD and some heavy smokers do not, according to a new study from Columbia University.
- June 8, 2020
Kidney complications were more common in New York City COVID-19 patients than in COVID-19 patients from other regions, a new single-center study from Columbia researchers has found.
- June 3, 2020
Columbia University researchers have generated high resolution three-dimensional images of an ion channel that is essential for vision and smell in vertebrates.
- May 15, 2020
Columbia University's new "COVID-19 Trial Finder" is a simplified method for patients, clinicians, and healthy volunteers to find appropriate COVID clinical trials near their home.