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New research in mice suggests omega-3s may help prevent miscarriage, preterm delivery, and stillbirth caused by uterine infections with bacteria commonly found in the mouth.
A study from Columbia University researchers suggests that DNA sequencing can help diagnose the underlying genetic causes of fetal anomalies found during prenatal ultrasounds.
Aerobic exercise is known to improve cognition in the elderly; a new Columbia study shows it’s good for adults as young as 20.
- April 17, 2017
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, the Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed a University Professor, Columbia University’s highest academic honor.
- April 7, 2017
The new director of Columbia's Stem Cell Initiative talks about stem cells and aging, the hope for stem cell therapies, and her plans for stem cell research at Columbia.
- March 27, 2017
Studies answer an old debate in developmental biology: How do cells destined to form a particular tissue or structure remember what they're supposed to be?
- March 8, 2017
Columbia University researchers used a new technique to rescue damaged donor lungs and maintain their viability for transplantation for several days.
- January 25, 2017
Solving a 60-year-old medical mystery, a team led by Columbia researchers has discovered what causes kidney and urinary tract defects in people with DiGeorge syndrome.
- January 12, 2017
Collaboration will investigate a system biology approach to identifying treatment options for patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST).
- January 10, 2017
Transfusions of older blood could be harmful for some patients, leading Columbia researchers to recommend reducing the maximum blood storage limit from six to five weeks.
- January 10, 2017
Harris Wang, PhD, is among the newest recipients of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.