November 18, 2017

Joachim Frank Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, Ph.D., a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and biological sciences at Columbia University Medical Center, and a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
November 16, 2017

Irving Family’s $700 Million Bequest to Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian Sets Stage for Dramatic Advances in Cancer Research and Care

The Irvings’ historic gift will have a profound impact on cancer research and treatment, building on three decades of support for Columbia University Medical Center.
October 17, 2017

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Taps Columbia Scientists to Create a Comprehensive Atlas of Cells in the Human Spinal Cord

The effort could prove transformational for science and medicine by laying the groundwork for tailored therapies that target specific malfunctioning cell types, offering hope that spinal-cord disease and injury may one day be more effectively treated, or even cured.
October 6, 2017

CUMC Researcher Receives NIH “High-Risk, High-Reward” Grant

NIH has awarded a 2017 Transformative Research Award to Karina Davidson, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist who will tackle a transformation needed in the clinical encounter to aid in the advancement of precision medicine.
August 11, 2017

Reimagining Health Care with Precision Biochemistry Research

Studies underway at Columbia University by researchers Brent Stockwell and Ruben Gonzalez could change the fate of millions of patients who die every year because existing drugs fail to treat them.