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Using advanced imaging methods, researchers have gained insight into how a common target of drugs sends cellular signals, a finding that may lead to better and more precise therapeutics.
One of the most important molecules in the brain doesn’t work quite the way scientists thought it did, according to new work by researchers at Columbia and Carnegie Mellon.
What is cannabis good for? Columbia’s cannabis research director explains cannabinoids, CBD, THC, cannabis use disorder, potential therapeutic uses of marijuana, and more.
- April 11, 2022
Heavy ions could radically improve radiation therapy for cancer treatment, but research is needed to understand how they work. With the aid of a new instrument at Columbia, scientists aim to find out.
- April 7, 2022
Columbia researchers have uncovered how Gram-negative bacteria—which cause a variety of drug-resistant infections—build their protective outer layer, which could lead to more effective treatments.
- March 25, 2022
A new type of ultraviolet light that is safe for people destroyed more than 98% of airborne microbes in a room within five minutes, a study found.
- March 15, 2022
COVID patients who remain unresponsive after receiving respiratory support may require long time periods to regain consciousness; delays are related to blood oxygen levels.
- March 7, 2022
Two early-career scientists at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons—Minoree Kohwi, PhD, and Chao Lu, PhD—have been awarded prestigious 2022 Hirschl Trust Research Awards.
- March 3, 2022
COVID vaccines and monoclonal antibody treatments offer less protection against new omicron subvariants, a new study from researchers at Columbia and University of Hong Kong finds.
- February 22, 2022
By applying artificial intelligence to standard-of-care imaging, Columbia cancer researchers can predict how well immunotherapy will work for patients with melanoma.
- February 17, 2022
An over-the-counter cough suppressant can knock some heart cells back into rhythm, a finding that may lead to a new way to treat a rare heart condition.
- February 14, 2022
A study of weight loss methods suggests that gastric bypass surgery is the best strategy for patients with type 2 diabetes and severe obesity, regardless of the severity of a patient’s diabetes.