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Contagious Cancers Are Spreading Among Several Species of Shellfish, Study Finds

New research suggests that direct transmission of cancer among marine animals may be much more common than once thought.
21-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Four NCI Cancer Centers Announce Landmark Research Consortium and Collaborations with Celgene

Today, The Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, and The Tisch Cancer Institute...
22-Jun-2016 7:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia University Medical Center Dedicates the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center


Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) announced that its new, state-of-the-art medical and graduate education building will be named the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center. The building, dedicated last night on the CUMC campus in Northern...
10-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Narrow Wavelength of UV Light Safely Kills Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Finds Columbia’s Center for Radiological Research

Scientists from Columbia University’s Center for Radiological Research have shown that a narrow wavelength of ultraviolet light safely killed drug-resistant MRSA bacteria in mice, suggesting its potential to reduce surgical site infections.
6-Jun-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Anesthesia Is Safe in the Young, Study Finds

A single exposure to general anesthesia poses no cognitive risk to healthy children under age three, a critical time in brain development, according to a multicenter study led by Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan...
2-Jun-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Wide Geographic Differences in Treatment of Diabetes, Hypertension, Depression

An international study led by Columbia University researchers has found widespread differences in the treatment of patients with common chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and depression.
2-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Ansgar Brambrink Named Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center


Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and anesthesiologist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.
18-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ColumbiaDoctors & Medscape Partner to Deliver Clinical Answers & Expertise

ColumbiaDoctors and Medscape, the leading source of medical news and information for physicians, today announced a partnership that gives physicians using Medscape Consult™ access to the expertise of ColumbiaDoctors, Columbia University Medical...
17-May-2016 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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