Research & Discovery

This page highlights the astonishing amount of research happening across Columbia, one of the world’s leading research universities. 

Paper Offers New Details on a Form of Cell Death Discovered at Columbia

The research identifies the part of the cell that drives ferroptosis, a form of cell death that shows promise for treating disease.


Facing the New COVID-19 Reality

New England Journal of Medicine
January 28, 2023

Your Next Hospital Bed Might Be at Home

The New York Times Magazine
January 26, 2023

Earth's Inner Core Seems to Be Slowing Its Spin

The Washington Post
January 23, 2023


The interdisciplinary research opens avenues in treating chronic kidney disease, Alzheimer's, and other illnesses.

Young blood has a rejuvenating effect when infused into older bodies, according to recent research.

​The program supports new collaborations with the goal of developing interdisciplinary relationships among Columbia faculty.

Store shelves are loaded with beauty and hygiene products containing seriously harmful chemicals.

Their new method extracts high-quality information from small amounts of frozen tumor tissue.

The rainforest has been degraded by a much greater extent than scientists had previously believed.

28.6% of students with asthma reported bullying victimization due to their asthma.

A nerve stimulation therapy is showing promise in animal studies and may eventually help people.

Indira Turney, an associate research scientist at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center, is studying how brains age in diverse populations.

Columbia neuroscientists identify a mechanism in the brain that tags information with emotional associations for enhanced memory.

A new article highlights how an old psychedelic drug, Ariadne, may improve brain health without hallucinogenic effects.

$2.95 million in federal funding will support a Columbia-led project to help the city mitigate the effects of climate change on its water supply.