Columbia University will award the 2017 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
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.
A new center in the Mailman School is dedicated to understanding chronic fatigue syndrome and developing effective means to diagnose, treat, and prevent it.
Columbia Ophthalmology's new tele-ophthalmology van will screen, free of charge, 2,000 NYC residents each year for major sight-threatening conditions.
Marijuana use significantly increases the risk of developing an opioid use disorder, a new study from Columbia Psychiatry has found.
Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUMC study finds that mitochondria play a critical role in the process.
Suicide attempts among U.S. adults are on the rise, especially among young adults between 21 and 34 years of age, a new CUMC study has found.
This video celebrates eminent P&S alumni, including the father of modern American surgical education and the co-inventor of the world's first artificial heart valve.
A cellular defense against protein aggregates suppresses ALS in early stages but later hastens spread of the disease, a study in mice suggests.
Researchers have developed a skin patch that can turn white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body’s metabolism.
On Celiac Awareness Day, gastroenterologist Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, of Columbia's Celiac Disease Center answered questions about the disease on Twitter.