A study by Mailman School of Public Health researchers links exposure to famine in the first trimester of pregnancy with the risk of developing diabetes in later life.
Some 100 million people in southeast Asia drink from shallow wells originally drilled to provide germ-free water, but many are contaminated with arsenic. Columbia researchers, including Mailman School scientists, are working to combat the issue.
Four P&S physicians—Joy Vink, Nasir Naqvi, Max O'Donnell, and Sameer Sheth—have been named 2015 Gerstner Scholars.
Columbia medical students wanted a way to learn about global health, so they helped create a lecture series.
While celebrating Dr. Spencer’s recovery, his colleagues have renewed their commitment to raising public understanding of the disease.
Reducing the time between Ebola diagnosis and treatment could dramatically alter the shape and size of the outbreak, says Columbia's Wafaa El-Sadr, MD.