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With $16 million gift, Columbia will open a new center for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases this summer, offering patients specialized care and expanding research at a national level.
A collaboration between Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) and Health Level Seven International (HL7) will improve access and sharing of health care data among researchers.
A clinical trial to test a gene therapy for some patients with dry age-related macular degeneration—a leading cause of blindness in the United States—is underway at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian.
Spread of a new SARS-CoV-2 variant in the New York City region that shares worrisome similarities with other recent variants has been identified by scientists at Columbia University.
- October 26, 2020
Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 cause of maternal mortality in the United States, but a new study suggests specialized cardio-obstetrics teams may improve outcomes.
- October 2, 2020
New data mining techniques are uncovering previously hidden adverse drug effects that impact women more than men.
- September 28, 2020
A new technique developed by experts in electron microscopy can capture a molecule’s most subtle but revealing motions.
- August 12, 2020
Columbia researchers have uncovered an array of new genes that cause stillbirth, significantly increasing the understanding of the genetic foundations of a common, but little studied, condition.
- 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.