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Columbia University COVID researchers are working to improve coronavirus testing, find new antivirals, and develop new ways to prevent transmission.
A new nationwide study of more than 50,000 individuals—coordinated by Columbia researchers—is now underway to determine factors that predict disease severity and long-term health impacts of COVID-19.
Ancient parts of the brain may hold secrets that help explain the drive to eat and how eating may affect brain health. Sabrina Diano, the new Institute of Human Nutrition director, is investigating.
Immunotherapy, often ineffective against stomach cancer, was more effective when combined with chemotherapy and given earlier, finds a new study in mice.
- August 3, 2020
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.
- July 22, 2020
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.