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Based on their experience treating COVID-19, Columbia physicians have assembled critical information about the coronavirus’s effects on organs outside the lungs.
A video that chronicles the medical school’s response to COVID-19 illustrates how the entire Columbia community came together to confront the most challenging health crisis of our time.
A new study compares different NYC reopening scenarios and suggests that keeping all industries, including schools, at 50% capacity may keep COVID-19 at relatively low levels through May 2021.
Mailman researchers estimate that the overall COVID-19 fatality rate in New York City is 1.45%, twice that of estimates from other countries, and older adults have the greatest mortality risk.
- August 27, 2018
Columbia researchers are developing an optical fiber system that uses a type of UV light to sterilize areas around skin-penetrating medical devices.
- July 3, 2018
Columbia immunologists have found a clue to how the body’s immune system shuts down and allows an infection to spiral into sepsis.
- April 20, 2018
A Mailman study of New York City mice found that they harbor multiple pathogenic bacteria, including some with an array of antimicrobial resistance genes.
- March 1, 2018
Mailman scientists have developed a system that accurately predicts—six weeks in advance—the geographic spread of seasonal influenza in the United States.
- 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.