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Columbia researchers have discovered that the human intestine has a reservoir of blood-forming stem cells and that the cells play a central role in the success of organ transplantation.
A biopsy test that helps transplant centers select kidneys for transplantation is often inaccurate, a new study has found, suggesting that reliance on the biopsy should be reduced.
A new Science study from Columbia stem cell researchers has found that the liver is the surprising source of a growth factor that keeps bone marrow stem cells healthy.
A growing number of kidneys from deceased donors are discarded, but a new study suggests that most of these could be successfully transplanted.
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Surgeons at NYP/CUMC performed the first Total Artificial Heart implant in the New York City area to replace a patient’s dying heart.
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