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New $5M Grant to Support Robotics Research for SCI

—by Holly Evarts

The cost of care for SCI patients is enormous—annually over $3 billion. Studies have shown, however, that activity-based interventions offer a promising approach, and… 186 more words

Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Research

From Columbia: "Narrow Wavelength of UV Light Safely Kills Drug-Resistant Bacteria"

Columbia University

June 8, 2016
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MRSA bacteria (Source: NIH/Tim Sandle, PhD)

Scientists from the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Medical Center have shown that a narrow wavelength of ultraviolet (UV) light safely killed drug-resistant MRSA bacteria in mice, demonstrating a potentially safe and cost-effective way to reduce surgical site infections, a major public health concern. 585 more words

Applied Research & Technology

Columbia University Medical Centre building dedication honours Bhanu Choudhrie and family

Citing the age old adage, ‘it runs in the family,’ the Choudhrie’s have carried philanthropy across generations.

The Choudhrie Family Foundation’s efforts were honoured and recognised at the official dedication of the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, the architectural marvel and the medical and graduate education institute at the Columbia University Medical Center in Manhattan. 218 more words

Bhanu Choudhrie

From CUMC NY Presbyterian Hospital: "Unmasking a killer"

Columbia University Medical Center

Unmasking a killer: how immunotherapy helps your body find cancer and destroy it.

Please help promote STEM in your local schools.

Stem Education Coalition

Applied Research & Technology

Doctors Examining If Cocoa Could Help Reverse Memory Loss

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – You could call it a delicious discovery.

New research shows a component of cocoa may actually help reverse memory loss associated with aging.  418 more words


From Columbia: "Hi-Res Images Reveal How a “SuperBug” Hides from Antibiotics"

Columbia University

March 7, 2016

Multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae gram-negative bacteria are known to cause severe hospital-acquired infections. Image: David Dorward, PhD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases… 559 more words

Applied Research & Technology