In two new papers investigators at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) report the discovery of hepaciviruses and pegiviruses—close relatives of HCV—in rodents and bats.
Excess glutamate in the brain may spur psychosis in those at risk for schizophrenia, report CUMC investigators in a study published in Neuron.
Faculty, staff, and students at CUMC are speaking out-- and rallying-- against NIH funding cuts, mandated by the sequester.
The largest genome-wide search for Alzheimer’s genes in African-Americans has found that African-Americans with a variant of the ABCA7 gene have almost double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Increasing leptin-signaling may relieve asthma in obese people: new research results from CUMC’s Dr. Gerard Karsenty.