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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.
- September 7, 2017
Cancer immunotherapy drugs only work for a minority of patients, but a generic drug now used to increase blood flow may be able to improve those odds, a study by Columbia University Medical Center researchers suggests.
- August 30, 2017
Prakash Satwani, MD, leads NYP/CUMC's program in CAR-T therapy, a new treatment that uses a patient's own T cells to attack cancer.
- August 29, 2017
Age-related memory loss was reversed by boosting blood levels of osteocalcin, a hormone produced by bone cells, in mice.
- August 23, 2017
Higher up-front costs for intensive blood pressure control are outweighed by long-term cardiac benefits, shows study.
- August 14, 2017
The 152 members of the Class of 2021 received their white coats on a date of historical meaning during the 250th anniversary of P&S.
- August 10, 2017
Researchers have found a way to identify disease-causing genetic mutations in the non-coding region of the genome, which has been uninterpretable until now.
- August 9, 2017
New research at Columbia University Medical Center has revealed how special molecules help the tongue communicate with the brain to identify the correct taste. Using this knowledge, scientists were able rewire the taste system of mice.
- August 1, 2017
Using a noninvasive test developed at Columbia, older TAVR patients with an unusual heart failure pattern were found to have cardiac amyloidosis.
- July 31, 2017
In 1767, the governors of King's College unanimously approved a petition from New York physicians to establish the medical school that would become P&S.