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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.
- 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.
- 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.