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Columbia University COVID researchers are working to improve coronavirus testing, find new antivirals, and develop new ways to prevent transmission.
A new nationwide study of more than 50,000 individuals—coordinated by Columbia researchers—is now underway to determine factors that predict disease severity and long-term health impacts of COVID-19.
Ancient parts of the brain may hold secrets that help explain the drive to eat and how eating may affect brain health. Sabrina Diano, the new Institute of Human Nutrition director, is investigating.
Immunotherapy, often ineffective against stomach cancer, was more effective when combined with chemotherapy and given earlier, finds a new study in mice.
- February 1, 2019
A study from Columbia University researchers suggests that DNA sequencing can help diagnose the underlying genetic causes of fetal anomalies found during prenatal ultrasounds.
- January 31, 2019
Aerobic exercise is known to improve cognition in the elderly; a new Columbia study shows it’s good for adults as young as 20.
- January 22, 2019
One in five adolescents in New York City may have undiagnosed asthma, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing has found.
- 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.