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The National Academy of Medicine today announced that three members of the VP&S faculty—René Hen, Elisa Konofagou, and Jennifer Manly—have been elected to the academy.
VP&S is among 11 medical schools from across the United States selected to participate in the project, which seeks to dismantle systemic racism and bias in medical education.
- July 26, 2021
Immunocompromised patients have fewer antibodies after getting COVID or the vaccine, but some studies suggest their T cells may provide some protection.
- July 26, 2021
Two drugs commonly used to treat high blood pressure are equally effective as single-drug therapies, but one is slightly safer, a new study has found.
- July 13, 2021
A new collaboration between the College of Dental Medicine and NYSDA will enhance access to dental services for underserved communities in Northern Manhattan.
- July 12, 2021
CUIMC employees marched alongside other COVID essential workers in a celebratory parade that proceeded from Battery Park to City Hall.
- July 7, 2021
Columbia researchers have developed a way to gently collect stem cells from the airways of infants in the hope of finding new ways to prevent respiratory diseases common in premature babies.
- July 6, 2021
A new initiative on human tissue immunity and disease, led by Donna Farber, PhD, will be launched this July in the VP&S Department of Microbiology and Immunology.