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Global Birth Season Study Links Environment with Disease Risk

A new study sheds light on connections between birth month and risk for certain diseases.
14-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Columbia Nursing’s Marie Carmel Garcon Named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State


New York, NY- Marie Carmel Garcon, DNP, Columbia University School of Nursing, has been named 2017 Nurse Practitioner of the Year, by The Nurse Practitioner Association (link is external) New York State (NPA).
6-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Diabetes Researchers Discover Potential New Insulin Sensitizers

Researchers may have found a way to treat insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes, while avoiding side effects such as weight gain.
24-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia Nursing “Building the Future” Gala Celebrates 125 Years of Nursing Excellence


Marking its 125-year legacy as a leader in nursing education, research, and practice, Columbia Nursing held its “Building the Future” Gala on Tuesday October 17, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. In keeping with its mission and...
18-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Esophageal Cancer “Cell of Origin” Identified


Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have identified cells in the upper digestive tract that can give rise to Barrett’s esophagus, a precursor to esophageal cancer.
10-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Awards $9.6M Grant to Columbia for a Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Collaborative Research Center

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year $9.6 million grant to the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health to create the Center for Solutions for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/...
27-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

More Than 100 Schools Sign on to Teach Health Risks of Climate Change

The Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education (GCCHE) today announced that, since its launch earlier this year, 125 health professions schools and programs around the world have joined and committed to ensure future health professionals are...
26-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Skin Patch Dissolves “Love Handles” in Mice

Researchers have developed a medicated skin patch that can turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body’s metabolism. The patch could be used to burn off pockets of unwanted fat and treat metabolic...
13-Sep-2017 4:15 PM 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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