The reduction in gun violence in poor neighborhoods could translate into hundreds of fewer shootings every year for cities affected by blighted spaces.
A stroke education program that uses hip hop music increased stroke awareness among economically disadvantaged minority children and their parents.
High plasma triglycerides have been linked to heart disease; studies in mice suggest inhibiting gamma secretase in the liver could lower plasma triglyceride levels and have parallel benefits for diabetes.
In obese mice, the liver increases production of an enzyme, DPP4, that promotes diabetes by increasing inflammation in abdominal fat.
Velocity: Columbia's Ride to End Cancer is a cycling event launched in 2017 to benefit precision medicine at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at CUIMC.
A new study finds that young Americans had a sharply higher risk of suicide in the months after surviving a deliberate self-harm attempt.
On Match Day, 156 students at P&S learned which residency program they will attend for their medical training after graduation.
Some HIV symptoms affect women more than men. A new study from Columbia Nursing shows how menopause adds to the burden.
Four researchers at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons have been named 2018 Schaefer Research Scholars: Alberto Ciccia, PhD, Harris Wang, PhD, Baojie Li, PhD, and Maria Concetta Miniaci, MD.
With her medical training still underway, MD-PhD student Holly Wobma launched a company with her colleagues to bring a stem cell therapy to market.
Researchers at CUIMC and elsewhere are working on a Global Virome Project, which aims to identify the world’s viral threats and provide timely data to combat future pandemics.