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Week of January 25, 2016

Biomarker Predicts Response to Chemo 

Researchers have identified a biomarker that predicts which stage II colon cancer patients may benefit from chemotherapy.

Faculty Assess Biden's Cancer Initiative 
The proposed cancer moonshot led by Vice President Biden will need public health expertise to get off the ground, say Mailman faculty. 

Nursing Leaders in the Spotlight
In the fall/winter issue of Columbia Nursing, the magazine focuses on alumni who are transforming care through leadership positions. 

CUMC in the News


Photo of the Week

CUMC Facilities Management was hard at work throughout Winter Storm Jonas this weekend, which dumped 26.8 inches of snow on the city, the second largest total on record since 1869, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Submit a photo of the week by email and find more community photos on our Instagram feed @ColumbiaMed.

Featured Events

"Successes and Challenges of Leading a Presidential Initiative: PMI and the Fight Against Malaria" with Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer
1/26/16, 4-4:30 p.m., 
8th Floor Auditorium, 722 W. 168th St. More >>

"A Public Health Lens on Violence": Mailman Grand Rounds with Rodrigo Guerrero​, MD, PhD​, former Mayor of Cali, Colombia  
1/27/16, 4-5:30 p.m., Alumni Auditorium, 650 W. 168th St., First Floor. More >>

"Challenges and Opportunities for a Global Index on Active Aging" with Asghar Zaidi, PhD
2/3/16, 1:30 p.m., Hess Commons, 722 W. 168th St. RVSP here >>

"Message in a Bottle: The Making of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Spectrum Disorder" with Janet Golden, PhD

2/18/16, refreshments at 5:30 p.m., lecture at 6 p.m.

AOA Visiting Professorship Lecture: “Finding a Mission in Medicine in the 21st Century” with Diane Havlir, MD 
2/29/16, 4:30 p.m., Alumni Auditorium, 650 W. 168th St., First Floor.
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