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Medical students at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons will graduate early and be offered temporary employment at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to help with COVID-19.
Poh Lian Lim, MD ’91, directs an isolation unit of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases in Singapore and is a consultant in the Communicable Disease Division of the Ministry of Health there.
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.
- 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.
- 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 to identify stroke patients to the effect of race & 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.