In preclinical tests, a two-drug combination that blocks cancer’s escape route shows promise against MPNST, an aggressive nerve tumor.
Columbia researchers identify immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with alopecia areata and restore hair growth with an FDA-approved drug
Story focuses on Hip Hop Public Health’s new anti-obesity campaign, which is based on obesity research conducted at Columbia University Medical Center.
Lei Ding, PhD, discusses how being named a Rita Allen Foundation Scholar helps him pursue the work he loves.
Columbia spinal surgeon is one of five surgeons in the world to have authored three or more articles that rank among the top 100 most-cited articles in the field.
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have created a way to develop personalized gene therapies for patients with retinitis pigmentosa, a leading cause of vision loss.
In an opinion piece in Al Jazeera America, a Columbia clinician describes the importance of expanding Medicaid to improve access to patient care for more Americans.
The new 2014 Irving Scholars are Siddhartha Mukherjee, Carolyn Rodriguez, Bret Rutherford, and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann.
Five medical-center projects received President’s Global Innovation Fund awards from Columbia President Lee Bollinger.
In adulthood, education better predicts physical and mental capacity—even life expectancy—than does age.
Carl Hart, PhD, has serious questions about how substance-abuse issues are presented to the public.