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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.
Accompanied by boisterous cheers, Columbia surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, left NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital today after two months of treatment for COVID-19.
Columbia transplant surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, who is recovering from coronavirus after being on a ventilator for two weeks, made a special appearance at a concert, shared virtually across CUIMC.
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.
- June 29, 2012
The ABC series “NY Med,” featuring the Columbia & Weill Cornell Medical Center campuses of New York-Presbyterian, premieres July 10 at 10 PM.
- June 4, 2012
A collaboration between Columbia Professors Peter Allen (Computer Science, Columbia Engineering), Nabil Simaan (formerly Mechanical Engineering at Columbia, now at Vanderbilt) and Dennis Fowler (Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center) has resulted in an innovative new approach to minimally invasive surgery.
- December 15, 2011
- 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.
- September 27, 2010
Multicenter Study of New Treatment for Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis Published in New England Journal of Medicine and Reported at TCT