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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.
Most patients who died or were removed from the kidney transplant waitlist before getting a transplant received multiple offers for a donor kidney.
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.
- September 28, 2012
CUMC's Dr. Megan Sykes talks to "The Takeaway" about mouse stand-ins leading the way towards cures, treatment for patients.
Source:The New York TimesSeptember 26, 2012
Megan Sykes, a medical researcher at Columbia, has a mouse with a human immune system — her own. She calls it “Mini-Me.”
Source:Wall Street Journal VideoSeptember 18, 2012
Features Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic's bioengineering research into new ways to build replacement body parts using a patient's own cells.
Source:The Wall Street JournalSeptember 18, 2012
CUMC researchers are working on ways to print living human tissue -- to one day produce personalized body parts & implants on demand.
- December 14, 2011
Surgeons at NYP/CUMC performed the first Total Artificial Heart implant in the New York City area to replace a patient’s dying heart.
- March 27, 2007
- April 15, 1999