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Columbia physicians and surgeons led a pioneering “domino” transplant that saved two babies’ lives.
Some transplant centers routinely skip their highest-ranking candidate to give a donated kidney to a lower-ranked patient, Columbia researchers have found.
Columbia surgeons performed the first pediatric total artificial heart surgery in the Northeast.
- December 12, 2022
Sam Prince, who received a heart transplant at Columbia at age 8, combines a passion for the New York Giants with his mission to save more lives through organ donation.
- November 15, 2022
Chronic liver disease is surging in the United States. No group is more affected than Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
- July 29, 2022
Now a thriving 19-year-old, the pediatric heart transplant patient offers hope to others.
- February 9, 2022
A common virus that causes no harm in most people may be a danger to organ transplant recipients and other immunocompromised people, Columbia University researchers have found.
- July 24, 2020
Heart transplants, donor hearts, and transplant waitlists all fell sharply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Columbia University researchers have found.
- July 13, 2020
The health of donated human lungs judged too poor for transplantation can be recovered using a cross-circulation technique designed by biomedical engineers at Columbia University.
- August 30, 2019
Most patients who died or were removed from the kidney transplant waitlist before getting a transplant received multiple offers for a donor kidney.
- June 28, 2019
Hematopoietic stem cells can survive extraordinary stress. Columbia scientists have learned how they escape death, which could lead to new treatments for blood cancers and diseases related to aging.