The 2014 winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology were at Columbia in January 2014, accepting the 2013 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize.
Several CUMC researchers received grants from the NIH’s new BRAIN Initiative, a 12-year research program launched last year by President Obama.
Dietary cocoa flavanols—naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa—reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by CUMC scientists.
Columbia University will award the 2014 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to James P. Allison, PhD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
The benefits of education are often framed in terms of the short-term future, i.e., employment. But research finds a future benefit, too: staving off late-life cognitive decline.
The last beams of the new building will be placed in October, some bearing the signatures of faculty, students, and staff.
David Goldstein, PhD, will join Columbia University as professor of genetics and development in the College of Physicians and Surgeons and director of a new Institute for Genomic Medicine in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian, effective January 1, 2015.
NYP/CUMC welcomes new director of aortic surgery and of the Cardiovascular Institute.
Dr. Larson is a pioneer in promoting hand hygiene for infection prevention and control.
Technique induces insulin production in the livers of patients who require a total pancreatectomy.
Columbia will participate in a national program to ensure that medical graduates are able to perform core activities when they start their residency training.
Research shows that the kidney can sense bacterial infections in the bladder and launch an attack by flooding the urinary tract with an antimicrobial protein.