Lorraine S. Symington, PhD, the Harold S. Ginsberg Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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.