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Primary care physicians can help women deal with anxiety and depression, which are on the rise even as COVID cases decline, says Columbia physician Dr. Arthi Reddy.
The leaders of the Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association at VP&S mobilized during the rise in anti-Asian hate to secure more support for Asian American students at CUIMC.
CUIMC and the School of Nursing host a virtual forum, “CUIMC Nurses: A Voice to Lead.”
- March 19, 2021
When non-essential operations were shut down last March, a VP&S research group became a critical lifeline for community elders in Northern Manhattan.
- March 9, 2021
A clinical trial to test a gene therapy for some patients with dry age-related macular degeneration—a leading cause of blindness in the United States—is underway at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian.
- March 8, 2021
A virtual town hall hosted by CUIMC and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital brought together community health workers and local leaders to discuss questions and concerns regarding the COVID-19 vaccines.
- March 8, 2021
New Columbia study suggests current vaccines and monoclonal antibody therapies provide less neutralizing activity against the U.K. and South Africa variants of SARS-CoV-2.
- 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.