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An ancient antivirus system in our cells silences foreign DNA—but also hinders gene therapy. New research shows how the system could be disabled.
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.
A new program at Columbia is looking for earlier signs of ALS so that future treatments can be delivered before extensive neurological damage occurs.
- August 25, 2016
A lightning-fast camera paired with an electron microscope has enabled Columbia scientists to capture images of one of the smallest proteins in our cells.
- August 18, 2016
A P&S physician discusses her goals for the psychiatry profession and the future of suicide prevention.
- August 16, 2016
Expanded prenatal genetic testing may increase the detection of carriers for a variety of potentially serious conditions.
- July 22, 2016
People with moderate or severe pain have a 41 percent higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have found.
- July 18, 2016
Intranasal flu vaccines may provide long-lasting protection against pandemic flu strains, according to a study from immunologists at Columbia University Medical Center.
- July 14, 2016
Columbia University has received a $58.4 million grant from the NIH's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences to expand its work in translational research.
- July 12, 2016
According to a new report published in JAMA Oncology, women with BRCA1 mutations have a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of uterine cancer.