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By participating in one of the world’s largest genetic studies, New Yorkers will help bring precision medicine to their communities, Columbia’s David Goldstein explains.
Among teens treated in an emergency department for drug-related symptoms, nearly 20% who used Spice, K2, or other synthetic cannabinoids experienced seizures.
- December 18, 2017
Glasses that block blue light may help people with insomnia get more sleep, a new CUMC study has found.
Source:TED TalkDecember 14, 2017
At TED 2017, CUMC radiation scientist David Brenner discussed his work using physics to create a new, potentially life-saving weapon against drug-resistant microbes.
- November 23, 2017
Microscopic data recorder takes advantage of CRISPR to monitor biological surroundings.
- November 15, 2017
A new study from Columbia University sheds light on the prenatal environmental exposures that link birth season and disease risk.
- October 16, 2017
Two research teams at Columbia University Medical Center have received grants from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help build a Human Cell Atlas.
- October 4, 2017
Joachim Frank discusses the call from Sweden and his work using cryo-electron microscopy to reveal the three-dimensional shapes of biological molecules.
- October 2, 2017
Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm.
- September 21, 2017
Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUMC study finds that mitochondria play a critical role in the process.