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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+.
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has launched new initiatives to expand the number of women and underrepresented minorities among the medical school's faculty and leadership.
- May 3, 2018
Neuroscientist Carol Mason, PhD, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences along with 104 other new members and foreign associates.
- April 27, 2018
Columbia psychiatrist Rachel Zuckerbrot, MD, talks about new screening guidelines she co-authored to help pediatricians detect and treat depression in adolescents.
- April 23, 2018
Lorraine S. Symington, PhD, the Harold S. Ginsberg Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- April 19, 2018
A new computer algorithm deciphers DNA’s most well-kept secrets and may help researchers find hidden links between genes and disease.
- April 17, 2018
Columbia engineers and surgeons have designed a robotic brace that, unlike static braces, can modulate how corrective forces are applied to the torso.
- April 12, 2018
Columbia bioengineers used an electromechanical "workout" program to turn human stem cells into adult-like heart tissue in just four weeks.
- April 11, 2018
VP&S announced today that it will launch a sweeping scholarship program in the coming academic year – several years ahead of schedule – that will make it the first medical school in the nation to replace student loans with scholarships for all students who qualify for financial aid.
- April 10, 2018
A new Science study from Columbia stem cell researchers has found that the liver is the surprising source of a growth factor that keeps bone marrow stem cells healthy.
- April 9, 2018
Psychiatry researchers Jay Gingrich and Jonathan Posner discuss their latest findings on the potential risks of taking SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy.