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The National Academy of Medicine named Hankerson one of ten 2021 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine—scholars who are poised to shape the future of science, medicine, and health equity.
With the help of brain imaging and a clip from the “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” Columbia psychiatrists have discovered a part of the human brain necessary for understanding social interactions.
- December 22, 2020
In children with certain autism mutations, the diversity and severity of symptoms are often related to the identity and properties of gene units, called exons, targeted by the mutations.
- November 20, 2020
Columbia researchers have found a potential neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions that fits within the hierarchical model of psychosis and can explain their clinical presentation.
- November 13, 2020
A third of youths in New York City foster care identify as LGBTQAI+, finds a study by Columbia researcher Theo Sandfort. But why so many gender diverse youths end up in foster care is unclear.
- August 31, 2020
Dr. Lourival Baptista-Neto speaks about CopeColumbia, where CUIMC employees can access psychological support and other support services.
- February 21, 2020
Three CUIMC students have already put their naloxone training into action and saved the lives of strangers who had overdosed on opioids.
- January 14, 2020
Prenatal exposure to PDBEs—compounds previously used as flame retardants—may increase the risk of reading problems in children, a new study from Columbia University has found.
- December 5, 2019
A single infusion of ketamine plus behavioral therapy helped alcohol-dependent individuals reduce their drinking, a new study finds.