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.
Researchers have pinpointed the immune-system mechanism that allows a kidney transplant to be accepted without lifelong immunosuppressive drugs.
Autologous islet cell transplants for pancreatitis patients who require removal of the pancreas can prevent the development of brittle diabetes common in pancreatectomy,.
CUMC scientists have created a 3-D printed implant that stimulates stem cells to regenerate the meniscus, cartilage that cushions and protects the knee.
Hospital to be a founding sponsor and the official hospital of the Club.
Nearly half of young baseball players are encouraged to keep playing despite arm pain.