Columbia bioengineers used an electromechanical “workout” program to turn human stem cells into adult-like heart tissue in just four weeks.
Among children with congenital heart disease, those from low-income neighborhoods have higher mortality than kids from high-income areas, even when treated at the same hospitals.
Andrew Moran, MD, internist and hypertension expert, addresses questions about the new blood pressure treatment guidelines.
The first human heart transplant took place 50 years ago in South Africa, but Columbia was among a handful of places that helped the field mature.
The Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Infant Cardiac Unit is a state-of-the-art, 17-bed unit staffed by a multidisciplinary team of specialists in neonatal cardiac intensive care.
Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUMC study finds that mitochondria play a critical role in the process.