Research Overview

The College of Physicians and Surgeons has a proud heritage of award-winning, cutting-edge research at the frontiers of medicine. Our researchers cover the spectrum of disciplines, from ground-breaking work on AIDS, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, tuberculosis, and other illnesses to new surgical techniques, the origins of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders, and the innovations of systems biology—all with a vision that we have a unique, and spectacular, opportunity to create new knowledge and improve the human condition.

With labs led by pioneers in their fields, conducting more than $300 million in annual research, P&S emphasizes the collaborative nature of scientific inquiry and enriches the traditional scholarly exchange between the health sciences faculties, the other branches of Columbia University, and the research community at large..

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