Using electron microscopy, CUMC biologists have captured the first detailed images of a calcium membrane pore in action, revealing a potential target for treating cancer.
An international observational study led by Columbia University researchers has uncovered widespread differences in the treatment of patients with common chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and depression.
Protective traits that once ensured our species’ survival — hunger, thirst, fear, and blood clotting — are now leading causes of illness and death in industrial societies.
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a viable alternative to open heart surgery for patients with severe aortic stenosis at intermediate risk for surgery.
Columbia researchers have identified a possible new risk factor for developing celiac disease in people with celiac disease risk genes.
Scientists have succeeded in generating a new type of embryonic stem cell that carries a single copy of the human genome, instead of the two copies typically found in normal stem cells.