New findings suggest that narrow-spectrum UV light could dramatically reduce surgical infections – which remain a serious and stubborn problem, killing up to 8,200 patients a year in the U.S. – without damaging human tissue
The Columbia University Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of two new University Professors, its highest academic honor: Martin Chalfie and Wafaa El-Sadr.
The virus that causes cold sores, along with other viral or bacterial infections, may be associated with cognitive problems; a new study from CUMC’s Mira Katan and Mitch Elkind.
New findings in Critical Care: severe sepsis and neurological dysfunction are independently associated with an increased future risk of dementia.
New insights published in the journal Immunity (Cell Press) by a team led by CUMC’s Sankar Ghosh and Alan Sher of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Cold and flu season has arrived, and viruses spread rapidly in a communal setting, making hand washing both crucial and timely.