Kevin L. Gardner, MD, PhD, has been named senior vice chair of the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology and professor of pathology and cell biology at CUMC. “Dr. Gardner’s mission at Columbia University is to expand his groundbreaking research on breast cancer pathogenesis and to help lead our precision medicine initiatives, particularly in underrepresented […]
Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUMC study finds that mitochondria play a critical role in the process.
Scientists have found compounds that can block transmission of the parasite that causes malaria and reduce resistance to currently available drugs.
Transfusions of older blood could be harmful for some patients, leading Columbia researchers to recommend reducing the maximum blood storage limit from six to five weeks.
A study revealing new structural details of an intracellular channel that controls muscle contraction may lead to new drugs for heart and muscle diseases.
Columbia researchers have developed a method to generate hypothalamic-like neurons from human pluripotent stem cells, which could aid the study of obesity.