In Columbia’s biomedical engineering department, engineers and physicians work together to solve problems and improve health care.
Researchers have pinpointed the immune-system mechanism that allows a kidney transplant to be accepted without lifelong immunosuppressive drugs.
Surgeons at P&S are the first in the U.S. to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—removal of a portion of the liver—from a living adult donor for adult and teenage recipients.
Columbia has contributed in significant ways to the history of organ transplantation.
New bone marrow transplant unit specializes in cutting-edge treatments for blood cancers and autoimmune diseases.
Four young physician-researchers at P&S have received research funding from the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Program.