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Investigating Immunologic Approaches to Cancer Treatment

At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and its affiliated medical schools, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College, innovators in science and medicine are pursuing cancer research with the potential to redefine the field. There is an urgency in their work that is palpable as each day spent in research or with patients brings them closer to treatments for malignancies once considered insurmountable.

February 1, 2019

Setting Standards for Supplements

Dietary supplements aren’t drugs, but the ingredients they contain are often highly bioactive. Ensuring consumer safety for these ‘natural’ products is a big job.

January 10, 2019 — Michael Eisenstein

Future-proofed Pharma

The global biopharmaceutical industry has undergone rapid change within the past decade, reflecting and shaping the way new drugs are discovered, produced and sold. Singapore is consolidating its global position as a pharmaceutical manufacturing hub through a supportive pharma ecosystem and a focus on people and partnerships.

December 7, 2018 — Anne Leitch and Viviane Richter

First Benefit of Knowing Your Genome

The "low hanging fruit" of genome-related health care will be knowing which drugs are likely to treat you best, says science journalist Carl Zimmer.

November 2, 2018 — Steve Mirsky

Introducing Scientific American Health & Medicine

Introducing Scientific American Health & Medicine