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The new Pandemic Response Institute draws heavily on ICAP’s strength in building partnerships and will help New York City equitably detect, respond to, and recover from major health emergencies.
After infection with the COVID virus, where does the immune system store the memory? A new study finds memory cells take up residence in the lung to protect against reinfection.
With an award from New York City Economic Development Corporation, Columbia—through its Mailman School of Public Health—and a consortium will launch NYC’s first Pandemic Response Institute.
- November 16, 2020
A new nationwide study of more than 50,000 individuals—coordinated by Columbia researchers—is now underway to determine factors that predict disease severity and long-term health impacts of COVID-19.
- 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 27, 2020
Coronaviruses are adept at mimicking human immune proteins called complement, which may allow the viruses to gain a foothold in our bodies and cause disease.
- October 27, 2020
Columbia/NYSPI researchers are examining how millions of college students are addressing COVID-19 challenges, including academic/life plans, decision-making, substance use, and mental well-being.
- October 16, 2020
People with congenital heart disease had a lower-than-expected risk for severe symptoms from COVID-19, a new study has found.