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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.
- April 4, 2018
Pediatric gastroenterologist Jennifer Woo Baidal explains that obesity may increase the risk of a serious liver disease at a much younger age than once thought.
- April 2, 2018
Student research topics ranged from machine learning classifiers to identify stroke patients to the effect of race and socioeconomic status on outcomes after pediatric allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation.
- March 30, 2018
Though far from the most common form of cancer, brain cancers are uniquely difficult to treat. Columbia scientists are researching multiple new ways to attack the tumors.
- March 26, 2018
On average, patients see more than eight physicians before being diagnosed with a mitochondrial disease, a new CUIMC study finds.
- March 23, 2018
A stroke education program that uses hip hop music increased stroke awareness among economically disadvantaged minority children and their parents.
- March 21, 2018
In obese mice, the liver increases production of an enzyme, DPP4, that promotes diabetes by increasing inflammation in abdominal fat.