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The diminished power of the immune system in older adults is usually blamed on the aging process. A new study shows that decades of inhaled particulates due to air pollution also take a toll.
An implantable pump that has the potential to transform brain cancer treatment was found safe and effective in people in a study at Columbia University.
Stavros Lomvardas will be the first in this role to carry the title P. Roy Vagelos Chair of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics.
Ghosh was elected for his elected for his pioneering studies of the immune system and establishing strategies for the treatment of inflammatory diseases and cancer.
- October 2, 2020
New data mining techniques are uncovering previously hidden adverse drug effects that impact women more than men.
- September 28, 2020
A new technique developed by experts in electron microscopy can capture a molecule’s most subtle but revealing motions.
- August 12, 2020
Columbia researchers have uncovered an array of new genes that cause stillbirth, significantly increasing the understanding of the genetic foundations of a common, but little studied, condition.
- August 3, 2020
New genetic and patient analyses suggest severe COVID is linked to overactive complement, one of the immune system’s oldest branches, and excess blood clotting.
- July 22, 2020
Columbia researchers have isolated antibodies from COVID-19 patients that neutralize SARS-CoV-2 virus and could be used to treat patients or prevent infections.