Five individuals were honored on Jan. 29 with 2014 P&S Awards for Excellence for exceptional performance and contributions to P&S and its community.
Irving Family’s $700 Million Bequest to Columbia and NYP Sets Stage for Dramatic Advances in Cancer Research and Care
Columbia University and NYP announced today that Florence Irving and her late husband, Herbert Irving, have given $700 million to the two institutions to dramatically advance research and clinical programs for the treatment of cancer.
Using the same technology that made smartphone cameras possible, Columbia scientists are capturing images of molecules at a level of detail never before possible.
P&S’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs held its first Kenneth A. Forde Diversity Alliance Reception in December 2014.
Two Columbia University Medical Center faculty members were present today when President Obama provided details of the precision medicine initiative he announced during this year’s State of the Union address.
Children with early-onset scoliosis can be treated with a magnetic device that lengthens growing rods without twice-a-year surgery.
The opening reception for the traveling exhibition “Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine” featured a lecture and costumes.
Full implementation of new hypertension guidelines could prevent 56,000 cardiovascular disease events (mostly heart attacks and strokes) and 13,000 deaths each year, without increasing overall health care costs.
Autologous islet cell transplants for pancreatitis patients who require removal of the pancreas can prevent the development of brittle diabetes common in pancreatectomy,.
Three students who received their PhDs at CUMC discuss what it is like to return to P&S as faculty members and mentors to current graduate students.
Neurons that trigger our sense of thirst—and neurons that turn it off—have been identified by Columbia University Medical Center neuroscientists.