A week before graduating, Columbia medical students in the VP&S Class of 2018 led a health and wellness fair at the Fort Washington Men’s Shelter.
Four physician-scientists at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons have been named 2018 Gerstner Scholars and a fifth has been named a Gerstner Merit Awardee.
In one of the first studies of its kind, Columbia’s Philip De Jager shows how "big data" analyses may lead to new treatment strategies for Alzheimer's disease.
Adults taking medications with depression as a side effect were more likely to have depression, and the risk increased with the number of medications taken, a new study has found.
Two women entrepreneurs at Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons–Angela Christiano, PhD, and Tilla Worgall, MD–joined Columbia engineer Michal Lipson, PhD, to share their start-up experiences.
VP&S legend Virginia Apgar, MD'33, is most famous for creating the Apgar score, a fast and simple way to assess the health of newborn babies.
Cachexia, the debilitating muscle wasting that occurs in late-stage cancer patients, may be due to an overload of zinc in muscles, finds a new study.
About 20 percent of children and adults suffer from seasonal allergies. Otolaryngologist David Gudis, MD, offers strategies for managing this uncomfortable condition.
CUIMC Celebrates acknowledges individuals at Columbia University Irving Medical Center for their grants, honors, and leadership positions.
Joint pain relief from omega-3s may help more women adhere to hormonal breast cancer treatment, a study suggests.
OnTrackNY, a care program for individuals with early psychosis, decreased hospitalization rates from 70 percent to 10 percent and doubled rates of participation in education and employment.