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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.
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.
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.
- March 8, 2017
Columbia University researchers used a new technique to rescue damaged donor lungs and maintain their viability for transplantation for several days.
- May 19, 2016
Investigators have uncovered a "weekend effect" contributing to the worsening availability of donor kidneys in the United States
- April 16, 2015
In Columbia's biomedical engineering department, engineers and physicians work together to solve problems and improve health care.
- May 27, 2014
Surgeons at P&S are the first in the U.S. to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—removal of a portion of the liver—from a living adult donor for adult and teenage recipients.
- April 18, 2014
New bone marrow transplant unit specializes in cutting-edge treatments for blood cancers and autoimmune diseases.
- April 10, 2013
Four young physician-researchers at P&S have received research funding from the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Program.