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Diabetes Prevention Is Paramount

Rob Taub | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Rob Taub

The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center was founded by a diabetic, philanthropist Russell Berrie and supports a unique combination of researchers and clinici...

Columbia Faculty Members Offer Partial Defense Of Dr. Oz In USA Today

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.23.2015 | Media

Last week a group of 10 top physicians called for Mehmet Oz's dismissal from Columbia University, where the celebrity doctor currently serves as vice ...

The More We Invest in Medical Research Now, the More Lives We Save, Improve for Generations

Nancy Brown | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Federal funding for medical research is trending down -- way down. And this is happening at a time when technology and innovation are trending up, which means we could be missing out on so many lifesaving and life-changing advancements.

'Philadelphia' To Get 20th Anniversary Honor In NYC

Posted 11.01.2013 | Gay Voices

The Columbia University Medical Center will honor World AIDS Day with a special commemorative event marking the 20th anniversary of Jonathan Demme's "...

Columbia University Medical Center Receives $50 Million Donation

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Columbia University Medical Center is $50 million richer. The center today received a $50 million donation from Dr. P. Roy Vagelos, medical schoo...

Government Orders Columbia to Tell Patients 'True Nature' of Drug Study

Special To Huffington Post Investigative Fund |
Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The man who would be known as Patient No. 1 emerged from routine open-heart surgery at Columbia University Medical Center in stable condit...

Major Gaps In Oversight Of Human Medical Research

HuffPost Investigative Fund | By Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ten years ago, an 18-year-old student named Jesse Gelsinger died during a medical research trial involving gene therapy at the University of Pennsylva...