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The scientists behind the podcast, “This Week in Virology,” vet the latest information about COVID-19 for the public and physicians.
Columbia University Irving Medical Center has established a COVID-19 Biobank to collect and disseminate biological specimens and clinical data for researchers at Columbia University and elsewhere.
CUIMC has established two fever and cough clinics where people with respiratory symptoms can see a health care provider and, if clinically warranted, be tested for COVID-19.
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.
- January 12, 2018
A study that identifies a litany of mutations that allow the malaria-causing parasite to become resistant to drugs has also identified potential new ways to kill the parasite.
Source:TED TalkDecember 14, 2017
At TED 2017, CUMC radiation scientist David Brenner discussed his work using physics to create a new, potentially life-saving weapon against drug-resistant microbes.
- November 20, 2017
CUMC experts discuss the CDC's recommendation of a new shingles vaccine for adults over 50.
- November 8, 2017
New Zika research from Columbia University suggests that high rates of microcephaly in Brazil were not caused by new mutations in the virus, as previously believed.
- September 8, 2017
Scientists have found compounds that can block transmission of the parasite that causes malaria and reduce resistance to currently available drugs.
- May 11, 2017
Researchers have developed three-dimensional "mini organs," made from stem cells, that could be used to model lung diseases.