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Sanofi Awarded New Funding to Monani Lab to Study Glucose Transporter-1 Deficiency Syndrome

March 17th, 2017

Dr. Wasserman and Dr. PasqualucciGlucose Transporter-1 deficiency syndrome (Glut1 DS) is a potentially devastating pediatric neurodevelopmental disorder that is thought affect as many as 12,000 patients in the US alone.


Wasserman and Pasqualucci Promoted to Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology

March 6th, 2017

Dr. Wasserman and Dr. PasqualucciThe Department of Pathology and Cell Biology has announced the promotion of Dr. Patricia Tiscornia-Wasserman, M.D. (left) and Dr. Laura Pasqualucci, MD (right) to the title of Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at CUMC. Both professors have made significant research and clinical achievements throughout their careers within the department and beyond.

Dr. Piero Dalerba Named Winner of 2017 Schaefer Research Scholars Program Awards

March 6th, 2017

Dr. Richard FrancisDr. Piero Dalerba, MD, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, has been named one of the winners of the 2017 Schaefer Research Scholars Program Awards. This highly coveted honor is made possible through a gift from the late Dr. Ludwig Schaefer to Columbia University, and is intended to recognize outstanding work in human physiology.

Dr. Richard Francis Awarded Provost Diversity Grant

March 6th, 2017

Dr. Richard FrancisIn late January, Dr. Richard Francis, MD, PhD, was announced as a Fall 2016 awardee of the Provost's Grant Program for Junior Faculty Who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University, a program under the Faculty Diversity Initiative at Columbia University.

New Website Content Guide: Overviews and Photographs

February 17th, 2017

For all laboratories with or without web pages, please submit a Website Overview Page, Faculty List,
Test Menu, and Publication List to PathWebMaster@columbia.edu no later than March 10th, 2017. For details, please click the link below for the guidelines in PDF.

40th Annual Postgraduate Medicine Course Renal Biopsy in Medical Diseases of the Kidneys (July 12 - 15, 2017)

Febrary 7th, 2017

Renal Biopsy in Medical Diseases of the Kidneys is an intensive 3 1/2 day course designed for pathologists, nephrologists, internists and other physicians interested in both a systematic review and an update on advances in diagnostic problems in medical renal diseases..

ASC/ASCP Advanced Cytopathology Education (May 13 - 14, 2017)

Febrary 3rd, 2017

Are you prepared to meet future demands for Cytotechnologists? Click below for more information.

CUMC Newsroom: Transfusion of "Old" Blood May Harm Some Patients

January 23rd, 2017

Department of Pathology and Cell Biology Researchers recommend changes to the maximum shelf life of red blood cells.


Dr. Lori Zeltser Featured in Cover Story of Fall/Winter 2016 Issue of Columbia Medicine

December 23rd, 2016

New Grant StaffOur very own Dr. Lori Zeltser, Associate Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, is featured in the cover story of the Fall/Winter 2016 issue of Columbia Medicine magazine entitled “Rethinking Anorexia Nervosa: Recent P&S research may change attitudes about anorexia nervosa and suggest new ways to treat it”.

For more information, click on "Read More" below.

Funding Awarded to Postdocs in Haeusler Lab

December 23rd, 2016

Two of the postdoctoral scientists in Dr. Rebecca Haeusler’s laboratory have recently received funding.

Dr. Edmund Au Wins 2017 Whitehall Foundation Award Grant

December 13th, 2016

New Grant StaffCongratulations to Dr. Edmund Au, a recipient of the 2017 Whitehall Foundation Award Grant! Dr. Au has won a Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000 for his proposal “Identifying the Role of Wnt Signaling in Subpallial Neuronal Lineage Specification”.

Dr. Eldad Hod Awarded Taub MRI Platform Seed Grant Funding

December 12th, 2016

Dr. Eldad HodAssociate Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Dr. Eldad Hod, was awarded Taub Institute MRI Platform seed grant funding to perform initial fMRI and neurocognitive studies for his R01 funded study, “The Safety of Red Blood Cell Transfusions”.

CUMC Newsroom: By Studying His Own Disease, Grad Student Hopes to Help Others

December 8th, 2016

Wolfgang Pernice is hunting for the gene that caused his neuromuscular disorder and hoping it will help lead to better treatments for others with Charcot Marie Tooth Disease ...

New Staff Members in Grant Administration

December 4th, 2016

New Grant StaffA warm welcome to two of our newest staff members! Mr. Fharhan Rahman and Mr. Evans Kwashie are recent additions to the Grant Administration team working under Tina Xue, our Director of Research Administration.

Three Pathology Faculty Members Become New Members of the Virginia Apgar Academy

November 10th, 2016

new Apgar membersCongratulations to Drs. Charles Marboe, Ronald Liem and Joseph Schwartz who have each been recently welcomed as the newest members of the Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators.

Dr. Steven Spitalnik Inducted into the National Blood Foundation (NBF) 2016 Hall of Fame

November 1st, 2016

Spitalnik NBF 2016 Hall of FameDr. Steven Spitalnik was inducted into the National Blood Foundation (NBF) 2016 Hall of Fame during the recent AABB Annual Meeting on Monday, October 24th, 2016 in Orlando, FL....

Dr. Steven Spitalnik to Receive the 2017 Klaus Mayer Award in Laboratory Medicine

October 24, 2016

Dr. Steven SpitalnikCongratulations to Dr. Steven Spitalnik who has been selected to receive the 2017 Klaus Mayer Award in Laboratory Medicine....

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