Research

  • Nephrology

    Gut Reaction: The Microbiome and Kidney Transplantation

    Gut Reaction: The Microbiome and Kidney Transplantation

    Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian are studying how changes in the gut microbiome can cause diarrhea and other complications in kidney transplant recipients.

  • Psychiatry

    Tracing and Tagging Memories: Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact

    Tracing and Tagging Memories: Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact

    A researcher at Columbia University Medical Center says the day we can implant or edit specific memories like in the movies has already come.

  • Cardiac & Vascular

    Harnessing New Technology and Techniques to Eliminate A-Fib

    Harnessing New Technology and Techniques to Eliminate A-Fib

    With the goal of eradicating A-Fib in patients, physicians in the cardiology departments at NewYork-Presbyterian are improving the treatment options and attacking A-Fib at its source.

  • Oncology

    Ovarian Cancer: Overcoming Obstacles to Immunotherapy

    Ovarian Cancer: Overcoming Obstacles to Immunotherapy

    For some of the more aggressive malignancies, including ovarian cancer, immunotherapy has been less effective. A microbiologist at Weill Cornell Medicine has focused his scientific career on understanding why the immune system is unable to control ovarian cancer.

  • Ophthalmology

    Stem Cells, Genome Surgery to Treat Retinal Diseases

    Stem Cells, Genome Surgery to Treat Retinal Diseases

    A Columbia University Medical Center scientist researching treatment of retinal degenerative disorders is investigating the link between genome engineering and precision medicine within ophthalmology and, in particular, retinal diseases.

  • Gastroenterology & Immunology

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Two world-renowned experts in gastroenterology and immunology are applying their clinical and basic science perspectives, respectively, to understand better and ultimately treat one of medicines’ most perplexing challenges.

  • Otolaryngology

    Gene Therapy for Hearing Loss

    Gene Therapy for Hearing Loss

    The Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons is one of three centers conducting a gene therapy clinical trial in which cellular regeneration is being used to treat hearing loss.

  • Nephrology

    Tourette Syndrome

    Pregnancy, Hypertension, and Preeclampsia

    Obstetricians and nephrologists see pregnant women with preeclampsia through different lenses. One research physician at Weill Cornell Medical Center is trying to change that.

  • Psychology

    Tourette Syndrome

    Tourette Syndrome

    Researchers and clinicians at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell have found behavioral treatment could reduce tic severity, which could change our fundamental understanding of tic disorders.

  • Oncology

    Immunotherapies for NSCLC

    Immunotherapies for NSCLC

    Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medicine Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian are studying immunotherapies that target immune checkpoints, as well as novel combinations with chemotherapy to treat patients with lung cancer.

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery

    Focused Ultrasound Research

    Focused Ultrasound Research

    Weill Cornell scientists are researching how focused ultrasound can open the blood-brain barrier and ease delivery of gene therapy to the brain.