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Just two months after omicron emerged on the scene, many of the uncertainties about the new variant are starting to become clear.
- August 2, 2021
The annual ranking of hospitals by U.S. News & World Report has named NYP as the No. 1 hospital in New York for the 21st consecutive year. This year’s rankings placed NYP as No. 7 in the nation.
- 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.