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New Initiative Explores Obesity-Brain Connection with Support From Russell Berrie Foundation

The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University Medical Center has launched an initiative to study the relationship between the brain and metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes.
5-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Public-Private Research Effort to Develop More Accurate Ways of Measuring Cancer Progression

Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian to participate in program led by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Biomarkers Consortium
27-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia U. Dental School Dean Honored for Service to Oral Health Research


The American Association of Dental Research presented the Jack Hein Public Service Award to Dean Christian S. Stohler of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
23-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia U. Scientist Receives International Award for Periodontal Disease Research


Dr. Panos Papapanou received the IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Basic Research in Periodontal Disease for research on the epidemiology of periodontal diseases, their pathobiology, assessment of microbial and host-derived risk factors, as well...
23-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Brain-Aging Gene Discovered


Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have discovered a common genetic variant that greatly affects normal brain aging in older adults. The discovery may point toward new targets for preventing or treating age-associated brain disorders...
10-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Bone-Derived Hormone Suppresses Appetite in Mice

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center discovered that lipocalin 2, a hormone secreted by bone cells, suppresses appetite in mice. The study findings, which reveal a new mechanism for regulating food intake and blood sugar, could lead to...
7-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Top Honor Goes to Columbia Dental School’s Dean Emeritus

Dr. Allan Formicola, who led the school for 23 years and chronicled its 100-year history, will receive the prestigious William J. Gies Award for Vision from ADEA. The College of Dental Medicine has received two previous Gies Awards.
8-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Kidney Disease’s Genetic Clues Are Uncovered

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have identified genes that are linked to the underlying molecular defect in people with IgA nephropathy, an autoimmune kidney disease.
6-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST 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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