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Melissa Stockwell, Columbia pediatrician (and mom), addresses questions about COVID-19, the Delta variant, and the return to in-person schooling.
A new preclinical study provides the first direct evidence that loss of a placental hormone during pregnancy alters long-term brain development, causing autism-like behaviors in male offspring.
Most of the heart and immunologic problems seen in children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C)—a condition linked to COVID—were gone within a few months, Columbia researchers have found.
- July 7, 2021
Columbia researchers have developed a way to gently collect stem cells from the airways of infants in the hope of finding new ways to prevent respiratory diseases common in premature babies.
- June 14, 2021
Steven E. Rosenberg, MD, an expert in strabismus and pediatric ophthalmology, joins Columbia.
- May 14, 2021
Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir, MD, a nationally recognized researcher and rising leader in pediatric pulmonary medicine, has been named director of pediatric pulmonology at Columbia University and NYP.
- March 9, 2021
In his book, “Living Cancer,” Columbia oncologist Michael Weiner tells the stories of his patients and reflects on his 360-degree view of cancer as a physician, patient, and parent.
- January 29, 2021
The HPV vaccine has great potential to reduce the rate of cervical cancer in Africa, where Columbia researchers are trying to increase vaccination rates with texts.
- November 30, 2020
Columbia’s Evelyn Berger-Jenkins, MD, has co-authored new recommendations to help pediatricians address emotional and behavioral health issues in children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- November 5, 2020
Compared with adults, children produce a very different antibody response after infection with the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, suggesting they clear the virus easily.
- November 4, 2020
Community health workers at NYP/CUIMC were needed more than ever during the pandemic, helping patients access the resources they needed to stay healthy and safe.
- September 3, 2020
The new pediatric palliative care team works to ease children's pain and ensure that each family's values and preferences are heard and respected.