Scientists at Columbia have developed a gene-editing tool—using jumping genes—that inserts any DNA sequence into the genome without cutting, fixing a major shortcoming of existing CRISPR technology.
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Columbia University and Deerfield Management, a healthcare investment firm, today announced the creation of a major research and development alliance. The collaboration is intended to advance the translation of biomedical discoveries into...
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A unit-level nurse staffing study conducted by Columbia University School of Nursing found an association between nurse understaffing and healthcare associated infections (HAIs) in patients, demonstrating that understaffing increases the risk of...
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A new study suggests that depression and GI trouble sometimes spring from the same source – low serotonin – and identifies a potential treatment that could ease both conditions simultaneously.
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Literature Review and Meta-Analysis Analyzes How DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria For Autism May Affect Diagnosis Rate
A five-year follow-up systematic review and meta-analysis of 33 studies—conducted to determine changes in the frequency of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis since the publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5)—was...
14-Mar-2019 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Columbia School of Nursing Researchers Awarded Two Grants From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Unit
Grants Totaling $3.73 Million Will Support Research To Improve Infection Prevention in Hospitals and Strengthen Patient Care Through Social Networks in Medical Home Settings
11-Mar-2019 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
New research reveals how a bacteria in dental plaque-- involved in 1/3 of colon cancer cases-- speeds up colon cancer growth and makes the disease more deadly.
28-Feb-2019 8:50 AM EST Add to Favorites
A clinical trial at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia and other centers found that patients responded to a new “smart drug” for women with an aggressive form of breast cancer.
15-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
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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
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