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Columbia will award the 2023 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to Zhijian ‘James’ Chen and Glenn Barber for discovering the cGAS-STING pathway.
Our mitochondria are not just simple powerhouses of the cell, says mitochondrial psychobiologist Martin Picard: They may be influencing our minds.
Wegovy (semaglutide) produces the greatest weight loss in teenagers, but a study by Columbia researchers finds that the trendy obesity drug is not cost-effective at its current price.
- October 4, 2022
Four Columbia researchers received the awards, which enable exceptionally creative scientists to push the boundaries of biomedical science.
- September 7, 2022
Columbia will award the 2022 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to Karl Deisseroth, Peter Hegemann, and Gero Miesenböck, for research that laid the foundation for the field of optogenetics.
- August 29, 2022
A study of mice found that dietary sugar alters the gut microbiome, setting off a chain of events that leads to metabolic disease, pre-diabetes, and weight gain.
- August 17, 2022
A prenatal test developed by Columbia University researchers can determine if a fetus or embryo has the right number of chromosomes at a fraction of the time, cost of other genetic tests.
- August 3, 2022
Columbia research led to the first systemic treatment specifically developed for severe alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.
- August 1, 2022
Columbia researchers have developed a new algorithm to better identify safety signals of prescribed drugs in different stages of childhood.