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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.
- May 15, 2020
Columbia University's new "COVID-19 Trial Finder" is a simplified method for patients, clinicians, and healthy volunteers to find appropriate COVID clinical trials near their home.
- April 2, 2020
Based on the book by Columbia oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee, the documentary also features Wendy Chung, David Goldstein, Samuel Sternberg, and Nancy Wexler. The two-part series airs April 7 and 14.
- March 24, 2020
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.
- February 20, 2020
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.
- February 18, 2020
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.
- February 3, 2020
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 has found.
- January 3, 2020
Some compounds found in many personal care products displace natural fat-like molecules in skin cells, which may explain how they cause an allergic skin rash.
- December 18, 2019
Columbia scientists have captured the first images of a new gene editing tool that could improve upon existing CRISPR-based tools.