James Barnett could have been one of the first African-American graduates of P&S but he was expelled in 1850 after other students complained he was “colored.”
The study based on an analysis of patient records suggests that the current method of assessing kidney function may be misleading during the initial evaluation of a patient.
As a graduate student at P&S in the late 1930s, Charles Drew conducted research that helped perfect the science of blood banking.
Neurons that control the muscles in our hands and feet develop through a unique genetic program that may help explain how neural circuits essential for fine motor skills evolved.
In her JAMA editorial, Columbia oncologist Dawn Hershman says clinical trials show cooling caps reduce hair loss in some women undergoing chemotherapy.
Columbia researchers have found that giving a small dose of ketamine one week before a psychologically traumatic event may help prevent post-traumatic stress disorder.