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Cory Abate-Shen, PhD, distinguished cancer researcher and AAAS Fellow, has advanced our understanding of the molecular causes of cancer development and progression.
The man who's changing the future of medical education in America—P. Roy Vagelos, MD’54—shared his inspiration and goals with Columbia Magazine in the diner once owned by his immigrant parents.
- December 5, 2017
The Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, newly renamed in honor of Roy and Diana Vagelos, will replace loans with scholarships for medical students with financial need.
- December 4, 2017
A study finds that DNA sequencing can be used to identify the genetic cause of chronic kidney disease, potentially affecting treatment.
- November 30, 2017
One student's research could inform the development of an HIV vaccine. Theodora Karagounis also has gained experience caring for patients at Columbia's student-run clinics.
- November 29, 2017
More than half of those who died of an opioid overdose had chronic pain, psychiatric disorders, finds a new study at Columbia University.
- November 23, 2017
Microscopic data recorder takes advantage of CRISPR to monitor biological surroundings.
- November 22, 2017
New video that reveals how immune cells breach the blood-brain barrier is giving scientists new ideas about treating multiple sclerosis.
- November 21, 2017
2017 Naomi Berrie Award winner Bradford B. Lowell, MD, PhD, is an innovator in creating cutting-edge genetic engineering and neuroscience techniques to study energy balance and obesity.
- November 20, 2017
CUMC experts discuss the CDC's recommendation of a new shingles vaccine for adults over 50.