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Due to the development of new drugs and drug combinations, Hepatitis C will soon be a curable disease in the vast majority of patients.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Dr. Kato to Receive 2014 Nobility in Science Award

Dr. Tomoaki Kato is awarded the 2014 Nobility in Science Award by the Sarcoma Foundation of America.
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New York Times Highlights Creative Liver Transplant Surgery in Children.
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Direct-acting antiviral medications boost cure rate, shorten duration of therapy
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Megan Sykes, MD, Director, Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, and Director of Research, Transplant Initiative, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Advances in hematopoietic cell transplantation and induction of tolerance.
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Organ donation is hot stuff! Slogans and advertising yell, "Organs save lives! Register as a donor now!" But surveys show that the majority of people who choose not to be donors have either not thought about the question or are deterred by uncertainty as to what the process means for them. In this opinion article, Arundi Mahendran, MBBS, MSc, challenges readers to engage in a different kind of discussion about organ donation.
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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center has appointed Tomoaki Kato, MD, Professor of Surgery, as Chief of the Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation.
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