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A 2018 study found that children from poor neighborhoods fare worse after heart surgery compared with kids from wealthier areas. Now Columbia researchers are trying to understand why.
Physician-scientist Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, has been named chief of the Division of Clinical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
In the United States, the drug hydroxyurea has helped reduce strokes caused by sickle cell disease. Now a team from Columbia and Makerere University is testing if it can do the same in Uganda.
This year’s flu season is off to an early start, and one of the active strains is known to hit children harder. Columbia pediatrician Melissa Stockwell explains why kids should get a flu shot.
- November 6, 2014
Nearly half of young baseball players are encouraged to keep playing despite arm pain.
- October 16, 2014
Columbia surgeons use a 3-D printed model of a patient's heart to guide complex surgery to fix the infant's congenital defects.
- August 22, 2014
There are various ways to ease kids’ pain and anxiety about vaccinations.
- June 13, 2014
Pediatric urology surgeon Pasquale Casale explains the advantages of robotic surgery for both children and their surgeons
- June 10, 2014
NYP's neonatology stands out among excellent pediatric specialties.
- June 5, 2014
Pediatrics research has evolved with changes in computing, but the importance of study design and data analysis remains.
- May 27, 2014
Magnetic device is alternative to multiple spine-lengthening surgeries for treating early-onset scoliosis.
- May 15, 2014
NYP/CUMC promotes awareness of and offers expertise in a rare genetic disorder that causes tuberous growths in vital organs.