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What started as a medical mission to save the life of one child in Venezuela has grown into a program that is building liver transplant programs for children across the Caribbean and Central America.
Earlier this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated treatment guidelines to endorse recommendations for earlier weight loss surgery in children with obesity.
Columbia surgeons performed the first pediatric total artificial heart surgery in the Northeast.
A patient endured a brutal rare disease for five years with no relief. Finally he found an expert who understood. And could help.
- February 19, 2013
When compared with laparoscopic hysterectomy, the robotically assisted hysterectomy appears to offer little short-term benefit and is accompanied by significantly greater costs, according to a study published in the February 20 issue of JAMA.
- January 30, 2013
Debby and Peter A. Weinberg, with several of their family members and friends, have given more than $7 million to help establish the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
- December 20, 2012
By analyzing tissues harvested from organ donors, CUMC researchers have made a major step toward creating new vaccines and immunotherapies.
- November 23, 2012
No parent welcomes the idea of a child having surgery. But there are ways to lessen the toll on both you and your child.
- November 21, 2012
Author and Reiki Master Raven Keyes' work with CUMC surgeon Dr. Sheldon Feldman is featured in "Whole Living" magazine.
- November 16, 2012
- November 8, 2012
Women who have surgery for ovarian cancer at high-volume hospitals have superior outcomes than similar patients at low-volume hospitals.
- 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.