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The three scientists honored by the 2019 Horwitz Prize played key roles in identifying and deciphering the PI3K pathway, which has led to new treatments for several types of cancer.
By learning how contagious cancer spreads among shellfish, scientists hope to better understand how cancer metastasizes in people.
Researchers at Columbia are tackling cancer disparities in northern Manhattan and surrounding areas through the National Cancer Institute’s network of community-based research programs.
Columbia oncologists are bringing their latest techniques in precision medicine to veterans with advanced prostate cancer.
- April 21, 2013
A massive study analyzing gene expression data from 22 tumor types has identified multiple metabolic expression changes associated with cancer.
- March 5, 2013
Scientists discovered how common genetic mutations in Parkinson’s disease damage brain cells
- February 28, 2013
“This study is one of the first to evaluate the course of PTSD after a diagnosis of breast cancer,” said lead author, CUMC's Dr. Alfred Neugut.
Source:The New York TimesFebruary 26, 2013
The JAMA paper compared outcomes in 264,758 women who had either laparoscopic or robotically assisted hysterectomy at 441 hospitals between 2007 and 2010.
Source:The Wall Street JournalFebruary 25, 2013
"There are so many options for hysterectomies now that patients should discuss the pros and cons of all of them with their doctors," said the study's lead author, CUMC's Dr. Jason Wright.
Source:ASCO PostFebruary 25, 2013
5 new leukemia clinician-scientists have joined the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NYPH/CUMC: Drs. Mark Frattini, Mark Heaney, Joseph Jurcic, Nicole Lamanna, & Todd Rosenblat.
- February 20, 2013
Omega-3 lipid emulsions protect brain after stroke in mouse study
- February 19, 2013
It's not just amyloid; white matter hyperintensities may be a second necessary factor for the development of Alzheimer’s.
- February 19, 2013
Dr. Carla Shatz Honored With the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology