We are honored to announce a call for nominations for the 11th annual Ruth Leff Siegel Award for Excellence in Pancreatic Cancer Research. The Pancreas Center at Columbia University and The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center have been entrusted by the Siegel family to identify the investigator who has made the most impactful contribution to the understanding and/or treatment of pancreatic cancer over the past year.
The IBD Center at Columbia has enrolled the first patient in a nationwide study using the established technique of sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) in a new way, for the treatment of Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis.
Interventional IBD is a relatively new and evolving specialty that uses endoscopic therapies in place of traditional surgical techniques. We sat down with Dr. Bo Shen, founder of the specialty and director of the IBD Center at Columbia, to learn more.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their guidelines to officially include weight loss surgery as recommended treatment for children with obesity. Dr. Jeffery Zitsman discusses the importance of this update.