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Columbia research led to the first systemic treatment specifically developed for severe alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.
Columbia researchers have developed a new algorithm to better identify safety signals of prescribed drugs in different stages of childhood.
Twenty years ago, Columbia scientists created a way to make neurons in a dish, a discovery that has led to clinical trials of an experimental drug that may slow the progression of ALS.
- August 21, 2018
A Mailman study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that prenatal exposure to elevated levels of DDT is associated with an increased risk for autism.
- August 13, 2018
Letters written to frequent prescribers of Seroquel, which can cause harmful side effects in the elderly, significantly reduced the number of prescriptions for Medicare patients.
- August 8, 2018
A new way to conduct health studies by tapping the troves of data held in electronic health records may speed medical research and reduce the frequency of conflicting findings.
- August 2, 2018
A new clinical trial suggests that donepezil does not improve cognitive performance in people with mild cognitive impairment who also have clinical depression.
- July 30, 2018
Columbia researchers found that a gene associated with an autoimmune form of hair loss could be activated to improve cancer immunotherapy.
- July 27, 2018
A new National Academies report—co-authored by Columbia Nursing’s Suzanne Bakken—recommends returning health information gathered during research to study participants.
- May 31, 2018
Three Vagelos P&S medical students have been awarded year-long biomedical research fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
- May 22, 2018
CUIMC has a new clinic and research program for women with a rare form of osteoporosis associated with pregnancy.