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Now in its fifth year, the center has built close relationships with members of the Harlem and Washington Heights communities. Those relationships were pivotal when COVID-19 arrived.
Relatives of people with type 1 diabetes are 15 times more likely than the general population to develop the disease, and studies at Columbia are trying to find ways to delay or stop the process.
- March 1, 2021
Many women connected to CUIMC have made deep and lasting imprints over the years. Meet some of the remarkable clinicians, educators, scientists, and alumni from throughout history.
- February 25, 2021
Spread of a new SARS-CoV-2 variant in the New York City region that shares worrisome similarities with other recent variants has been identified by scientists at Columbia University.
- February 19, 2021
Monica L. Lypson, MD, has been named vice dean for education and Jonathan Amiel, MD, has been appointed senior associate dean for innovation in health professions education.
- February 15, 2021
Columbia faculty and staff speak about their experiences while volunteering at the Armory vaccination site.
- February 12, 2021
Years before COVID-19, Columbia began laying the groundwork for this month’s symposium on vaccines and pandemic preparedness.