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The diminished power of the immune system in older adults is usually blamed on the aging process. A new study shows that decades of inhaled particulates due to air pollution also take a toll.
An implantable pump that has the potential to transform brain cancer treatment was found safe and effective in people in a study at Columbia University.
Stavros Lomvardas will be the first in this role to carry the title P. Roy Vagelos Chair of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics.
Ghosh was elected for his elected for his pioneering studies of the immune system and establishing strategies for the treatment of inflammatory diseases and cancer.
- May 22, 2019
A new study of a single-celled organism with 16,000 tiny chromosomes may shed light on a recently discovered feature of the human genome.
- May 15, 2019
A study shows that one in 7 kidney donor-recipient pairs may have a type of genetic incompatibility that leads to organ rejection.
- May 14, 2019
A new study suggests that providers make the same number of wrong-patient errors regardless of the number of electronic patient records they could have open at a time.
- May 10, 2019
Columbia engineers and surgeons show that new salvage methods can recondition severely damaged lungs to meet transplantation criteria and could make more lungs available for patients.
- May 7, 2019
A new study suggests that depression and GI trouble sometimes spring from the same source—low serotonin—and identifies a potential treatment that could ease both conditions.
- May 2, 2019
Four researchers at VP&S have been named 2019 Schaefer Research Scholars and will pursue new ideas in cancer metastasis, neurodegenerative disease, and compulsive behavior.
- April 9, 2019
A new study from Columbia pediatricians found that new mothers are more receptive to educational materials that contain facts, not criticism, about sugary drinks.
- April 1, 2019
Columbia researchers may have uncovered a new way to prevent, and possibly reverse, the liver's deterioration during fatty liver disease, which affects one in four Americans.
- March 25, 2019
3D imaging is revealing how friendly bacteria communicate with their hosts to take up residence in the gut.