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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.
New videos from Hip Hop Public Health, a community organization founded by a Columbia neurologist, are using the power of music to help increase COVID-19 vaccine coverage in communities of color.
- November 13, 2020
A third of youths in New York City foster care identify as LGBTQAI+, finds a study by Columbia researcher Theo Sandfort. But why so many gender diverse youths end up in foster care is unclear.
- November 9, 2020
Columbia researchers have identified a gene signature in localized prostate cancer that predicts the cancer’s odds of spreading and its response to a common treatment for advanced disease.
- November 5, 2020
Compared with adults, children produce a very different antibody response after infection with the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, suggesting they clear the virus easily.
- November 4, 2020
Community health workers at NYP/CUIMC were needed more than ever during the pandemic, helping patients access the resources they needed to stay healthy and safe.
- October 30, 2020
The CUIMC Newsroom spoke with epidemiologist Dr. Sandra Albrecht about how to vote and celebrate the holidays this year while practicing good public health and staying safe from COVID.
- October 29, 2020
Four scientists at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons have received 2020 awards from the Schaefer Research Scholars Program to continue their research in human physiology.
- October 29, 2020
Adam Bass, MD, will join the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center as founding director of the Center for Precision Cancer Medicine and director of gastrointestinal oncology.
- October 28, 2020
The most detailed analysis to date of CRISPR genome editing in human embryos finds a significant risk of chromosomal abnormalities when using the technique at the earliest stage of human development.