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Lauren Fields was awarded a 2020 International Hippocrates Prize for Poetry & Medicine for her poem, “A Laying on of Hands in the OR.”
VP&S faculty received year-end awards during graduation for teaching, humanism, and clinical and basic research.
The brainchild of Vibhu Krishna, a medical student at Columbia’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, "Faces of the Frontline," shares stories on Instagram from the COVID-19 front line.
Columbia medical students celebrated early graduation in a web event on April 15. Among the 139 students, 84 will start work at NewYork-Presbyterian to provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- July 5, 2018
A very low carbohydrate, high-fat diet called the ketogenic diet may improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, according to a study in mice.
- July 3, 2018
Pediatrics chair Jordan Scott Orange is a physician-scientist who will focus on clinical care and research.
- June 29, 2018
Cell-based therapy expert Pawel Muranski, MD, discusses the challenges of testing cancer immunotherapy drugs in new patient groups.
- June 26, 2018
For women, even mild sleep problems can raise blood pressure, finds a new study.
- June 6, 2018
Cachexia, the debilitating muscle wasting that occurs in late-stage cancer patients, may be due to an overload of zinc in muscles, finds a new study.
- June 4, 2018
Joint pain relief from omega-3s may help more women adhere to hormonal breast cancer treatment, a study suggests.
- June 1, 2018
OnTrackNY, a care program for individuals with early psychosis, decreased hospitalization rates from 70 percent to 10 percent and doubled rates of participation in education and employment.
- May 31, 2018
Three Vagelos P&S medical students have been awarded year-long biomedical research fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.