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CUIMC’s inaugural chief diversity officer for staff says the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion is everyone’s responsibility.
Infectious disease experts and engineers at Columbia University are working on ways to detect new outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 by monitoring wastewater.
- 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.
- March 1, 2021
Many women connected to CUIMC have made deep and lasting imprints over the years. Meet some of the remarkable clinicians, educators, scientists, and alumni from throughout history.
- 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.