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A new study shows that omitting aspirin from an anti-clotting regimen can improve outcomes for people living with a heart pump by reducing hospitalizations without increasing the risk of blood clots.
CUIMC faculty, staff, and students share their favorite Thanksgiving traditions and dishes.
- June 16, 2023
The play “Love + Science" tells the story of two gay Columbia University medical students who meet while working in a retrovirology lab in the early 1980s.
- June 16, 2023
In a trial conducted in Columbia's Cannabis Research Laboratory, a candidate drug reduced the consumption of cannabis among a small group of daily users.
- June 12, 2023
A study of professionals in the National Hockey League found that players who frequently engaged in fighting on the ice died a decade earlier than less pugilistic players.
- June 9, 2023
Four physician-scientists have been named 2023 Gerstner Scholars and one former scholar will receive the prestigious Gerstner Merit Award.
- June 8, 2023
Some transplant centers routinely skip their highest-ranking candidate to give a donated kidney to a lower-ranked patient, Columbia researchers have found.
- June 6, 2023
Columbia stem cell researchers opened up their labs for one day to dozens of 8th to 10th grade girls to inspire the next generation of female scientists.
- June 2, 2023
In a field that relies heavily on studies of male patients, Columbia interventional cardiologist Margaret McEntegart is working to improve outcomes for women with heart disease.