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NYC Consortium Joins NIH in Launching the All of Us Research Program to Advance Precision Medicine

NYC Consortium launches NIH All of Us Research program with local event.
2-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia University School of Nursing Launches Comprehensive Palliative Care Program for Students at All Levels

Columbia University School of Nursing is launching a school-wide palliative care education program that integrates the basic principles of palliative care into the curriculum for nursing students at all levels. The program reflects the recent...
24-Apr-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia University's Medical School Launches Scholarship Program to Eliminate Loans for Students With Financial Need

Columbia University's Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons stepped up the launch of a program to eliminate medical school loans for those with financial need.
11-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Obesity Impacts Liver Health in Kids as Young as 8 Years Old

A new study found that weight gain, obesity can increase the risk of a serious liver disease in children as young as 8.
2-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Menopause Contributes to a Greater Impact From Fatigue and Muscle Aches in Women Living With HIV

New York, NY (March 19, 2018)—In a recent study, researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing found that post-menopausal women, an expanding demographic among aging HIV patients, suffer more from fatigue and muscle aches than others living...
19-Mar-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia Takes the Reins on Horse Therapy Program for Vets with PTSD

A horse therapy research program for veterans with PTSD initiated with funding from the Earle I. Mack Foundation will be fully managed by Columbia University.
7-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Kids From Low-Income Areas Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Finds Study

A national study of children with congenital heart disease found that kids from low-income neighborhoods had a higher mortality rate and higher hospital costs after heart surgery compared with those from higher-income neighborhoods.
20-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Special UV Light Safely Kills Airborne Flu Virus, Finds Study

Overhead far-UVC light, a type of ultraviolet light that is harmless to humans, effectively killed airborne flu virus, found researchers at Columbia University. The lighting may offer a new weapon against the spread of flu virus in public spaces.
8-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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21st International AIDS Conference 2016

As delegates gather in Durban, South Africa from July 19th to the 22nd for the 21st International AIDS Conference (2016), leading researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health are available to evaluate pioneering studies...
13-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Supreme Court Decision Leaves Federal $ for Embryonic Stem Cell Research Intact--Columbia Expert Available for Interview

7-Jan-2013 12:55 PM EST

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