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A new initiative led by Columbia University and the n-Lorem Foundation will develop personalized therapies for individuals with "nano-rare" genetic forms of ALS and treat them for free, for life.
- March 4, 2021
A systematic screening program designed for athletes testing positive for COVID-19 has detected a low incidence of inflammatory heart disease, so far returning professional athletes safely to sport.
- March 3, 2021
A 15-minute COVID-19 test that can be used at home to identify infectious people is under development in David Ho’s laboratory and has received support from the NYC Economic Development Corporation.
- 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.