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A recent report about a fleeting fitness craze from the 70s may have revealed the identity of the first African American physician at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Five employees and a student group were recognized for their contributions to the medical school's workplace and community.
The fall/winter 2019 issue of Columbia Medicine magazine explores the epidemic of suicide, which is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
Columbia medical students and faculty started a clinic to address the lack of comprehensive primary care services that are sensitive to the unique and diverse needs of those who identify as LGBTQI+.
- December 12, 2017
A new study shows that tumor suppressor PTEN helps fight lung infections when attached to a protein that is mutated in cystic fibrosis.
- December 8, 2017
A CUMC-led study finds that acupuncture can reduce the joint pain caused by aromatase inhibitors, a drug taken by two-thirds of all breast cancer patients.
- December 7, 2017
In the 1819 manuscript, Dr. Bard discusses medical school coursework, the cost of medical education, and the importance of faculty being affiliated with a public hospital.
- 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.