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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+.
- 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.
- November 17, 2017
Researchers at Columbia University found that dementia is on the decline in seniors from northern Manhattan, following national trends.
- November 15, 2017
A new study from Columbia University sheds light on the prenatal environmental exposures that link birth season and disease risk.
- November 13, 2017
A new study suggests a smell test can identify people with mild cognitive impairment–often a precursor to Alzheimer’s–who may benefit from cholinesterase inhibitors.
- November 9, 2017
A physician-scientist at Baylor University has been named to lead pediatrics at the College of Physicians & Surgeons and Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at CUMC.
- November 6, 2017
Bianca Jones Marlin, a postdoc in the lab of Nobelist Richard Axel, was given the STAT 2017 Wunderkinds Award.
- October 30, 2017
On Nov. 2, the Empire State Building was lit blue to mark the 250th anniversary of Columbia medical school’s first day of classes in 1767.