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Data scientists from Columbia University and around the world are starting to use the world’s electronic health records and databases to identify the best therapies for treating COVID-19 patients.
Four research teams at Columbia University will share a $2.1 million grant to mount an aggressive effort to identify potential antiviral drugs and antibodies for use against the new coronavirus.
Patients taking the recommended diuretic for hypertension experienced more potentially serious side effects than those taking a similar drug, according to a new study from Columbia researchers.
Non-medical cannabis use—including frequent or problematic use—is more common in adults with pain than in those without pain, a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found.
- October 21, 2019
A new study suggests that many different immune cells, not just T cells, are involved in triggering multiple sclerosis (MS).
- October 14, 2019
A new study has identified markers of maternal stress—both physical and psychological—that may influence a baby’s sex and the likelihood of preterm birth.
- October 9, 2019
A new study shows that smoking even a few cigarettes a day is harmful to lungs and that former smokers continue to lose lung function at a faster rate than never-smokers for decades after quitting.
- October 2, 2019
Only select neurons die during Parkinson’s disease. Columbia researchers are looking for clues in immune cells to find out what makes these brain cells so vulnerable.
- September 12, 2019
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.
- August 30, 2019
CUIMC biologists developed a computer algorithm that uncovered previously unknown interactions between viruses and human proteins, providing new insights into Zika and HPV.
- August 20, 2019
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.