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How to Reduce U.S. Firearm Suicide Rates?

Reducing firearm access, smart gun technology, and public education could reduce firearm suicides in the United States, finds a new report from Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute.
28-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia Researchers Find Biological Explanation for Wheat Sensitivity

Researchers from Columbia University have found that people with non-celiac wheat sensitivity have a weakened intestinal barrier, which leads to a systemic immune response after ingesting wheat and related cereals.
26-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Smell Test May Predict Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

An odor identification test may prove useful in predicting cognitive decline and detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, according to research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.
25-Jul-2016 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Combining New and Old Drugs Improves Survival for Soft-Tissue Cancer Patients

Adding a novel monoclonal antibody therapy called olaratumab to traditional chemotherapy increased median survival by nearly a year in patients with advanced sarcoma, according to a multicenter clinical trial led by researchers at Columbia...
25-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia University to Provide Data & Research Support for NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program

Columbia University Medical Center will play an important role in the launch and operations of the Data and Research Support Center for the NIH’s Precision Medicine Initiative® (PMI) Cohort Program—a landmark study of genetic, environmental,...
20-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Intranasal Flu Vaccine Produces Long-Lasting Immune Response in Mice

Intranasal flu vaccines may be able to provide long-lasting protection against pandemic flu strains, according to a new study from immunologists at Columbia University Medical Center.
18-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Toxic Alzheimer’s Protein Spreads Through Brain via Extracellular Space


A toxic Alzheimer’s protein can spread through the brain via the extracellular space that surrounds the brain’s neurons, finds a study from Columbia University Medical Center.
18-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia University Awarded $58.4 Million to Accelerate Development of New Therapies

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has received a $58.4 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand its work in translational research.
14-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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21st International AIDS Conference 2016

As delegates gather in Durban, South Africa from July 19th to the 22nd for the 21st International AIDS Conference (2016), leading researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health are available to evaluate pioneering studies...
13-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Supreme Court Decision Leaves Federal $ for Embryonic Stem Cell Research Intact--Columbia Expert Available for Interview

7-Jan-2013 12:55 PM EST

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