The reduction in gun violence in poor neighborhoods could translate into hundreds of fewer shootings every year for cities affected by blighted spaces.
Across the country, the worst of the flu season will be over by early February, according to a computer model developed by Mailman School scientists.
Columbia neurologists and engineers are using a robotic device to investigate how Parkinson’s affects the ability to walk and respond to balance perturbations.
A study that identifies a litany of mutations that allow the malaria-causing parasite to become resistant to drugs has also identified potential new ways to kill the parasite.
By classifying different types of cells in the spinal cord, neuroscientists have gained new insight into an evolutionary achievement millions of years in the making.
A new study shows how stress accelerates pancreatic cancer development. Beta blockers, which block stress hormones, may increase survival for patients with the disease.
Through research and clinical care, Columbia Nursing is a national leader in efforts to improve health care for LGBT patients at every stage of life.
Columbia addiction specialist Edward Nunes, MD, discusses his recent study comparing the effectiveness of different drugs to treat opioid addiction.
The fusion of two adjacent genes can cause cancer by kicking mitochondria into overdrive and increasing the amount of fuel available for rampant cell growth.
Columbia's new Program for Mathematical Genomics will host a two-day symposium in February on cancer genomics and mathematical data analysis.
The Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics, chaired by Rita Charon, MD, PhD, is the newest department in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.