In two new books aimed at young baseball players and their parents, Columbia surgeon and Yankees physician Christopher Ahmad, MD, gives advice on avoiding injury.
For patients with chronic pancreatitis, a rare treatment called auto islet transplantation offers hope.
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.