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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.
- April 7, 2022
Columbia researchers have uncovered how Gram-negative bacteria—which cause a variety of drug-resistant infections—build their protective outer layer, which could lead to more effective treatments.
- March 25, 2022
A new type of ultraviolet light that is safe for people destroyed more than 98% of airborne microbes in a room within five minutes, a study found.
- March 15, 2022
COVID patients who remain unresponsive after receiving respiratory support may require long time periods to regain consciousness; delays are related to blood oxygen levels.
- March 7, 2022
Two early-career scientists at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons—Minoree Kohwi, PhD, and Chao Lu, PhD—have been awarded prestigious 2022 Hirschl Trust Research Awards.
- March 3, 2022
COVID vaccines and monoclonal antibody treatments offer less protection against new omicron subvariants, a new study from researchers at Columbia and University of Hong Kong finds.
- February 22, 2022
By applying artificial intelligence to standard-of-care imaging, Columbia cancer researchers can predict how well immunotherapy will work for patients with melanoma.
- February 17, 2022
An over-the-counter cough suppressant can knock some heart cells back into rhythm, a finding that may lead to a new way to treat a rare heart condition.
- February 14, 2022
A study of weight loss methods suggests that gastric bypass surgery is the best strategy for patients with type 2 diabetes and severe obesity, regardless of the severity of a patient’s diabetes.