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Adrenaline is considered crucial in triggering a “fight or flight” response, but new research shows the response can’t even get started without a hormone made in bone.
CUIMC biologists developed a computer algorithm that uncovered previously unknown interactions between viruses and human proteins, providing new insights into Zika and HPV.
Synthetic biologists at Columbia have created a technique that could prevent human-engineered proteins from spreading into the wild or mutating.
- August 19, 2019
Columbia pediatricians will mine a trove of health data collected by New York City to address some of the city’s most pressing health inequities.
- August 15, 2019
By participating in one of the world’s largest genetic studies, New Yorkers will help bring precision medicine to their communities, Columbia’s David Goldstein explains.
- July 11, 2019
Among teens treated in an emergency department for drug-related symptoms, nearly 20% who used Spice, K2, or other synthetic cannabinoids experienced seizures.
- July 10, 2019
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.
- July 9, 2019
A Columbia Nursing study has found that infections were 15 percent more common among patients hospitalized in units that were understaffed with nurses for two consecutive shifts.
- June 28, 2019
Hematopoietic stem cells can survive extraordinary stress. Columbia scientists have learned how they escape death, which could lead to new treatments for blood cancers and diseases related to aging.