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The diminished power of the immune system in older adults is usually blamed on the aging process. A new study shows that decades of inhaled particulates due to air pollution also take a toll.
An implantable pump that has the potential to transform brain cancer treatment was found safe and effective in people in a study at Columbia University.
Stavros Lomvardas will be the first in this role to carry the title P. Roy Vagelos Chair of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics.
Ghosh was elected for his elected for his pioneering studies of the immune system and establishing strategies for the treatment of inflammatory diseases and cancer.
- May 16, 2021
Brief pulses of ultrasound delivered to nerves near the kidney lowered blood pressure in people with drug-resistant hypertension, Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian physicians have found.
- May 13, 2021
Scientists at Columbia took high-res images of a heat-sensing molecule in ground squirrels that could help researchers understand how we sense temperature and lead to the design of new pain relievers.
- May 10, 2021
A new study shows that silver nanoclusters—which could be applied to the treatment of cancer in the future—block an early step of DNA replication.
- April 27, 2021
Residents of some NYC public housing developments can get free vision screening and eye exams in their building as part of a new study led by Columbia University’s Department of Ophthalmology.
- April 22, 2021
A new imaging technique that can capture movies of individual receptors on the surface of living cells in unprecedented detail could pave the way to a trove of new drugs.
- March 30, 2021
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.
- March 16, 2021
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.
- March 9, 2021
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.
- February 25, 2021
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.
- February 24, 2021
By deploying CRISPR to make the smallest mutations, researchers are learning how subtle changes to genes contribute to disease.