Ketamine can reduce suicidal thoughts in depressed patients within hours of administration, a new study from Columbia Psychiatry has found.
The Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, newly renamed in honor of Roy and Diana Vagelos, will replace loans with scholarships for medical students with financial need.
An individual’s own genes play a role in the response to immunotherapy drugs, researchers in the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center have found.
At TED 2017, CUMC radiation scientist David Brenner discussed his work using physics to create a new, potentially life-saving weapon against drug-resistant microbes.
A new study shows that tumor suppressor PTEN helps fight lung infections when attached to a protein that is mutated in cystic fibrosis.
Joachim Frank received his Nobel Medal on Dec. 10 in Stockholm and described his work in electron microscopy in his Nobel lecture.
A CUMC-led study finds that acupuncture can reduce the joint pain caused by aromatase inhibitors, a drug taken by two-thirds of all breast cancer patients.
Three staff members—one from CUMC administration, one from the School of Nursing, and one from the College of Dental Medicine—were recognized for their teamwork.
In the 1819 manuscript, Dr. Bard discusses medical school coursework, the cost of medical education, and the importance of faculty being affiliated with a public hospital.
A study finds that DNA sequencing can be used to identify the genetic cause of chronic kidney disease, potentially affecting treatment.
A new study finds that periodically reanalyzing epilepsy patients' DNA may aid in diagnosis and treatment.