A week before graduating, Columbia medical students in the VP&S Class of 2018 led a health and wellness fair at the Fort Washington Men’s Shelter.
Writing by P&S students is included in David Hellerstein's article in the Journal of Medical Humanities, in which he describes the creative writing workshop for medical students.
A neuroscientist and obesity researcher at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center is mapping the regions of the brain that either respond or fail to respond to weight loss.
Two Vietnam veterans at Columbia, a P&S faculty member and a public safety officer, connect through the annual CUMC Art Show.
Benjamin Schwartz, a P&S alumnus and New Yorker cartoonist, returns to teach in the program in Narrative Medicine.
A Columbia Nursing professor has been named scholar-in-residence at the National Academies.
An analysis documents worse outcomes and burgeoning costs for patients with diabetes who have coronary artery disease that requires surgery.
Vision researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have discovered a gene that causes myopia, but only in people who spend a lot of time in childhood reading or doing other “nearwork.”
An automated speech analysis program correctly differentiated between at-risk young people who developed psychosis over a two-and-a-half year period and those who did not.
Scientists at the Mailman School of Public Health have discovered a new virus in seals that is the closest known relative of the human hepatitis A virus.
Klinefelter syndrome is the most common disorder of the male sex chromosomes, yet is rarely diagnosed in children. A new assessment tool is being developed by researchers at Columbia to help pediatricians detect the physical traits of the syndrome.