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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.
- January 12, 2021
Columbia University bioethicist Maya Sabatello says a Truth and Reconciliation Commission is needed to confront the structural racism in health care (and society) highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
- January 7, 2021
During a virtual Steven Z. Miller Student Clinician's Ceremony, second-year medical students celebrated their transition to patient-centered learning.
- December 31, 2020
Viral load, the amount of virus detected in a PCR nasal swab, can be used to predict patient outcomes and guide quarantine decisions, Daniel Griffin says.
- December 21, 2020
Front-line physicians, nurses, and staff at Columbia University Irving Medical Center have begun receiving the initial doses of the first COVID vaccines.
- December 18, 2020
Simon John, PhD, professor of ophthalmology, has been awarded the Sanford and Susan Greenberg Visionary Prize for his research on glaucoma.