A test developed by Columbia University researchers is the first that simultaneously tests for Zika, dengue, chikungunya, and West Nile viruses.
A new mathematical model of how malaria is transmitted suggests increasing use of current antimalarial therapies could eliminate the disease in many parts of the world.
In David Fidock's malaria lab, understanding the parasite's resistance to drugs guides the development of better therapies.
Findings raise the possibility of a new approach to combating malaria, one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
Maternal psychological distress combined with exposure to air pollution during pregnancy have an adverse impact on the child’s behavioral development, according to researchers at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health.
Scientists estimate a minimum of 320,000 undiscovered viruses in mammals. Knowledge of them could aid early detection and mitigation of disease outbreaks in humans.