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  • Oncology

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    Targeting Early Breast Cancers with Ablation Therapies

    A researcher-physician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center is the first surgeon to introduce laser ablation breast therapy to potentially treat small breast cancers without surgery.

  • Nephrology

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    Using Tech to Improve Dietary Adherence in Chronic Kidney Disease

    Physician-researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center a cross-sectional study among patients with stage 4 and 5 CKD to identify factors that may make it difficult to take control of their very specific nutritional requirements.

  • Neonatology

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    Improving Application of Big Data in the NICU

    Research physicians at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital find using predictive algorithms may lead to earlier treatment for preterm infants with late-onset septicemia (LOS) or necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).

  • Gastroenterology

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    NAFLD Research: Making Progress on Many Fronts

    Physician-researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center are studying a family of genes that could help in the management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

  • Gynecologic Oncology

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    Following the Genes in Cancer Prevention

    A gynecologic oncologist and researcher at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center is trying to reduce the risk of certain cancers by looking at patient's genes.

  • Nephrology

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    Gut Reaction: The Microbiome and Kidney Transplantation

    Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian are studying how changes in the gut microbiome can cause diarrhea and other complications in kidney transplant recipients.

  • Psychiatry

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    Tracing and Tagging Memories: Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact

    A researcher at Columbia University Medical Center says the day we can implant or edit specific memories like in the movies has already come.

  • Cardiac & Vascular

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    Harnessing New Technology and Techniques to Eliminate A-Fib

    With the goal of eradicating A-Fib in patients, physicians in the cardiology departments at NewYork-Presbyterian are improving the treatment options and attacking A-Fib at its source.

  • Oncology

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    Ovarian Cancer: Overcoming Obstacles to Immunotherapy

    For some of the more aggressive malignancies, including ovarian cancer, immunotherapy has been less effective. A microbiologist at Weill Cornell Medicine has focused his scientific career on understanding why the immune system is unable to control ovarian cancer.

  • Ophthalmology

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    Stem Cells, Genome Surgery to Treat Retinal Diseases

    A Columbia University Medical Center scientist researching treatment of retinal degenerative disorders is investigating the link between genome engineering and precision medicine within ophthalmology and, in particular, retinal diseases.

  • Gastroenterology & Immunology

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    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Two world-renowned experts in gastroenterology and immunology are applying their clinical and basic science perspectives, respectively, to understand better and ultimately treat one of medicines’ most perplexing challenges.

  • Otolaryngology

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    Gene Therapy for Hearing Loss

    The Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons is one of three centers conducting a gene therapy clinical trial in which cellular regeneration is being used to treat hearing loss.

  • Nephrology

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    Pregnancy, Hypertension, and Preeclampsia

    Obstetricians and nephrologists see pregnant women with preeclampsia through different lenses. One research physician at Weill Cornell Medical Center is trying to change that.

  • Psychology

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    Tourette Syndrome

    Researchers and clinicians at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell have found behavioral treatment could reduce tic severity, which could change our fundamental understanding of tic disorders.

  • Oncology

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    Immunotherapies for NSCLC

    Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medicine Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian are studying immunotherapies that target immune checkpoints, as well as novel combinations with chemotherapy to treat patients with lung cancer.

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery

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    Focused Ultrasound Research

    Weill Cornell scientists are researching how focused ultrasound can open the blood-brain barrier and ease delivery of gene therapy to the brain.