Marijuana use in teenagers does not increase after a state legalizes medical marijuana, according to study.
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.
Columbia's Tomoaki Kato, MD, works with a small team to perform life-saving liver transplants for Venezuelan children. This AP article profiles him and one of his young patients.
This year’s slide show of photos taken at P&S during 2014-15 showcases faculty and staff awards, visitors to campus, and major events.
Columbia University scientists have developed a computational method to investigate the relationship between birth month and disease risk.
There were few signs of summer last week, but the NYC Greenmarket brightened up a cold, grey week.
The latest gift from dedicated philanthropists Florence and Herbert Irving will benefit precision medicine, cancer, and faculty development.
A rare eye disorder marked by color blindness, light sensitivity, and other vision problems can result from a newly discovered gene mutation identified by an international research team, including scientists from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). The findings could lead to new, targeted treatments for this form of color blindness.
The deans, including Columbia P&S Dean Lee Goldman, argue for predictable, long-term federal support for biomedical research.
Columbia scientists have created new decoy drugs that can intercept the deceptive growth signals that cancer cells send out.
The number of young people in the U.S. with mental health problems has decreased, yet the most seriously ill still fail to get the treatment they need.