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.
Women who have surgery for ovarian cancer at high-volume hospitals have superior outcomes than similar patients at low-volume hospitals.
Personalized stem cell transplants for age-related macular degeneration may reach clinical trials soon.
The ABC series “NY Med,” featuring the Columbia & Weill Cornell Medical Center campuses of New York-Presbyterian, premieres July 10 at 10 PM.
A collaboration between Columbia Professors Peter Allen (Computer Science, Columbia Engineering), Nabil Simaan (formerly Mechanical Engineering at Columbia, now at Vanderbilt) and Dennis Fowler (Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center) has resulted in an innovative new approach to minimally invasive surgery.
Fewer patients need blood…