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The man who's changing the future of medical education in America—P. Roy Vagelos, MD’54—shared his inspiration and goals with Columbia Magazine in the diner once owned by his immigrant parents.
A group of clinical trials showed that pregnant women can prevent excess weight gain with a healthy diet and physical activity.
- February 1, 2018
Prescriptions of stimulants and antidepressants for children do not appear to be prescribed at rates higher than the known rates for ADHD and depression.
- January 31, 2018
Researchers have identified cells in the brains of mice that fire when the animal is anxious.
- January 30, 2018
Researchers from two Columbia University campuses have teamed up to develop a football helmet that detects concussion in real time.
- January 29, 2018
The P&S Awards for Excellence recognize employees for their work in administration, research, diversity, and community service.
- January 24, 2018
A mutation that leads to relapse in many leukemia patients also causes a weakness that could be exploited to kill the cancer cells, Columbia researchers have reported.
- January 22, 2018
Members of the P&S Class of 2020 participated in the Steven Z. Miller Student Clinician's Ceremony, marking the start of their patient-centered training in hospital and ambulatory settings.
- January 20, 2018
The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some variations are associated with a greater risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, CUIMC researchers have found.
- January 18, 2018
Columbia researchers have identified two new breast cancer genes that also cause Lynch syndrome.
- January 11, 2018
By classifying different types of cells in the spinal cord, neuroscientists have gained new insight into an evolutionary achievement millions of years in the making.
- January 11, 2018
A new study shows how stress accelerates pancreatic cancer development. Beta blockers, which block stress hormones, may increase survival for patients with the disease.