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Biomedical engineer Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, PhD, creates new ways to engineer human tissues that could repair damaged organs and provide faster methods for testing new drugs.
Leading physician and researcher, Lisa Kachnic, MD, will lead Columbia's department of radiation oncology.
The fellowship will help her uncover why HIV contamination of the blood supply produced public furor in France but little political fallout in the United States.
- September 12, 2018
This fall, Rita Charon, MD, PhD, will receive the federal government's highest honor for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities.
- August 28, 2018
Fifteen high school teachers worked in labs on campus in July and August as part of Columbia University’s Summer Research Program for Science Teachers.
- August 27, 2018
Physician-scientist Darrell Yamashiro, MD, PhD, has been named director of Columbia's Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, & Stem Cell Transplantation.
- August 20, 2018
Understanding why most children are healthy–and how that can reveal new treatments for the sick–is the driving motivation of Columbia’s new chair of pediatrics.
- August 16, 2018
The 140 members of the Class of 2022 were welcomed into the profession of medicine at Columbia's annual White Coat Ceremony.
- July 30, 2018
Florence Irving, philanthropist and benefactor of Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, passed away on July 25, at the age of 98.
- July 25, 2018
Angela Mills, MD, Columbia’s new chair of emergency medicine, discusses the role of emergency physicians in health care.
- July 16, 2018
The new program will educate genetic counselors, professionals in high demand yet short supply, to help patients understand and manage their genetic health in the era of precision medicine.
- July 10, 2018
Columbia University School of Nursing appoints new dean, Lorraine Frazier.