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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.
Columbia scientists have captured the first images of a new gene editing tool that could improve upon existing CRISPR-based tools.
- January 9, 2019
Researchers at CUIMC explain how to sustain your New Year's resolutions and share advice on losing weight, becoming more mindful, and improving sleep.
- December 28, 2018
Columbia neurologists and engineers are developing what would be the first wearable diagnostic device for traumatic brain injury.
- December 18, 2018
Look back at the research and education news from CUIMC that captured the attention of Newsroom readers and the nation's journalists in 2018.
- December 11, 2018
An ancient antivirus system in our cells silences foreign DNA—but also hinders gene therapy. New research shows how the system could be disabled.
- November 29, 2018
Columbia researchers have discovered that the human intestine has a reservoir of blood-forming stem cells and that the cells play a central role in the success of organ transplantation.
- November 19, 2018
A new program at Columbia is looking for earlier signs of ALS so that future treatments can be delivered before extensive neurological damage occurs.
- November 15, 2018
The most common tests for glaucoma can underestimate the severity of the condition because they do not detect the presence of central vision loss, ophthalmologists at Columbia have found.
- November 14, 2018
With a genome that’s regularly broken into 225,000 pieces and reassembled, a pond protist may be the perfect creature to teach us how genomic stability—often lost in cancer—is maintained.