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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.
- February 14, 2018
Andrew Moran, MD, internist and hypertension expert, addresses questions about the new blood pressure treatment guidelines.
- February 8, 2018
Neurons mature and acquire their firing properties with the help of Rbfox genes, a family of genes linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
- February 2, 2018
A Columbia medical student competing in this month's Olympics is just the most recent P&S student or graduate to earn the title Olympian.
- 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.