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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.
- 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.
- January 4, 2018
Columbia addiction specialist Edward Nunes, MD, discusses his recent study comparing the effectiveness of different drugs to treat opioid addiction.
- January 3, 2018
The fusion of two adjacent genes can cause cancer by kicking mitochondria into overdrive and increasing the amount of fuel available for rampant cell growth.
- January 2, 2018
The Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics, chaired by Rita Charon, MD, PhD, is the newest department in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
- December 28, 2017
Medical education at P&S has passed through multiple eras of change during the school's 250 years, and a new era has begun with a scholarship campaign.
- December 27, 2017
The students, who are also members of the P&S Musicians' Guild, created a program that combines their passion for music with patient care.
- December 22, 2017
Cancer researchers at Columbia have discovered three genes that undermine the DNA repair process and promote tumor formation in cells with BRCA mutations.