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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.
- July 25, 2022
Twenty years ago, Columbia scientists created a way to make neurons in a dish, a discovery that has led to clinical trials of an experimental drug that may slow the progression of ALS.
- July 13, 2022
Using EEG to identify covert consciousness in unresponsive brain-injured patients could help predict which ones may recover, find researchers at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian.
- June 16, 2022
By analyzing thousands of genetic risk variants, a new algorithm developed by Columbia researchers may be able to predict your risk of developing chronic kidney disease decades before onset.
- April 27, 2022
Using advanced imaging methods, researchers have gained insight into how a common target of drugs sends cellular signals, a finding that may lead to better and more precise therapeutics.
- April 20, 2022
One of the most important molecules in the brain doesn’t work quite the way scientists thought it did, according to new work by researchers at Columbia and Carnegie Mellon.
- April 20, 2022
What is cannabis good for? Columbia’s cannabis research director explains cannabinoids, CBD, THC, cannabis use disorder, potential therapeutic uses of marijuana, and more.
- April 11, 2022
Heavy ions could radically improve radiation therapy for cancer treatment, but research is needed to understand how they work. With the aid of a new instrument at Columbia, scientists aim to find out.