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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.
- 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.
- June 8, 2020
Kidney complications were more common in New York City COVID-19 patients than in COVID-19 patients from other regions, a new single-center study from Columbia researchers has found.
- June 3, 2020
Columbia University researchers have generated high resolution three-dimensional images of an ion channel that is essential for vision and smell in vertebrates.