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Columbia researchers are working with the MTA on a project aimed at strengthening the resilience of public transit during public health disasters.
The diminished power of the immune system in older adults is usually blamed on the aging process. A new study shows that decades of inhaled particulates due to air pollution also take a toll.
- November 24, 2021
New Columbia studies quantify the effect of the COVID pandemic on health care workers' sleep patterns and the potential damaging consequences of sleep disturbance on their mental health.
- November 22, 2021
After nearly dying from COVID-19 last year, the world-renowned transplant surgeon reflects on his recovery and completing his eighth New York City Marathon.
- November 17, 2021
Now in its fifth year, the center has built close relationships with members of the Harlem and Washington Heights communities. Those relationships were pivotal when COVID-19 arrived.
- November 11, 2021
A study of more than 500 hospitalized COVID patients found that comorbidities do not necessarily result in the worst outcomes.
- November 5, 2021
Columbia pediatrician Mara Minguez, MD, answers common questions about the COVID vaccine now available for children between 5 and 11 years old.
- October 12, 2021
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.
- October 7, 2021
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.
- September 30, 2021
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.