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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.
Poh Lian Lim, MD ’91, directs an isolation unit of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases in Singapore and is a consultant in the Communicable Disease Division of the Ministry of Health there.
A recent report about a fleeting fitness craze from the 70s may have revealed the identity of the first African American physician at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
- March 9, 2018
Researchers at CUIMC and elsewhere are working on a Global Virome Project, which aims to identify the world’s viral threats and provide timely data to combat future pandemics.
- February 28, 2018
Pathology’s new recruit, Kevin Gardner, talks about health disparities and the need for more diversity among research participants.
- February 23, 2018
Among children with congenital heart disease, those from low-income neighborhoods have higher mortality than kids from high-income areas, even when treated at the same hospitals.
- February 22, 2018
RhoGAM, a drug developed in the 1960s by Columbia University physicians, prevents one of the most severe and devastating diseases affecting fetuses and newborn babies and is still in use today.
- February 14, 2018
Andrew Moran, MD, internist and hypertension expert, addresses questions about the new blood pressure treatment guidelines.
- February 8, 2018
Neurons mature and acquire their firing properties with the help of Rbfox genes, a family of genes linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
- February 2, 2018
A Columbia medical student competing in this month's Olympics is just the most recent P&S student or graduate to earn the title Olympian.
- February 1, 2018
Prescriptions of stimulants and antidepressants for children do not appear to be prescribed at rates higher than the known rates for ADHD and depression.