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A researcher at Columbia is studying ways to improve resilience among front-line clinicians who are feeling the emotional and physical impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Accompanied by boisterous cheers, Columbia surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, left NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital today after two months of treatment for COVID-19.
Delays in reimplementing social distancing could result in a stronger rebound of COVID-19 infections and deaths, according to an analysis by Mailman researchers.
By arranging video calls and attending rounds, members of the departments of anesthesiology, radiology, and surgery help families stay connected with hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
- March 30, 2020
The stars of the film, "Contagion," have partnered with scientists from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health to share facts, not fear, about COVID-19.
- March 27, 2020
Medical students at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons will graduate early and be offered temporary employment at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to help with COVID-19.
- March 24, 2020
Data scientists from Columbia University and around the world are starting to use the world’s electronic health records and databases to identify the best therapies for treating COVID-19 patients.
- March 23, 2020
CUIMC psychologist Anthony Puliafico offers some helpful advice for practicing self-care, helping patients problem solve, and not worrying yourself sick.
- March 16, 2020
The explosion of COVID-19 cases in China was largely driven by people with mild or no symptoms who went undetected, according to a new study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
- March 5, 2020
The National Institutes of Health has provided the Center for Infection and Immunity live SARS-CoV-2 samples to use in research to develop rapid tests and identify sources of transmission.
- February 20, 2020
Four research teams at Columbia University will share a $2.1 million grant to mount an aggressive effort to identify potential antiviral drugs and antibodies for use against the new coronavirus.