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Columbia pediatrician Mara Minguez, MD, answers common questions about the COVID vaccine now available for children between 5 and 11 years old.
When Emma was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 10, she worried she would have to give up dance. But her team at Columbia's Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center has kept her on her toes.
Columbia University Irving Medical Center has been selected by the National Organization for Rare Disorders to join a national network aimed at improving patient care for people with rare diseases.
Avoiding naps and screens before bedtime can help kids get on a healthy sleep schedule, says Carin Lamm, MD, director of Columbia’s Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center.
- January 30, 2013
Debby and Peter A. Weinberg, with several of their family members and friends, have given more than $7 million to help establish the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
- December 19, 2012
A team of scientists from The New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory and CUMC has developed a technique that may prevent the inheritance of mitochondrial diseases in children.
Source:Time MagazineDecember 7, 2012
Chromosomal microarray, which compares a fetus' DNA to that of a normal genome, should be offered to all expectant mothers, say CUMC researchers.
- December 7, 2012
A new genetic test may help detect abnormalities in 40% more cases of stillbirth - co-authored by Columbia's Dr. Brynn Levy.
- December 5, 2012
A new genetic test, microarray, found significantly more clinically relevant information than the standard method - results in NEJM.
- November 15, 2012
Link between kidney defects and neurodevelopmental delays in kids
- October 11, 2012
Mechanisms underlying SMA found
Source:Time MagazineAugust 21, 2012
Increasingly, research finds that exposure to anesthesia in early childhood may have long-term effects on kids’ brain development.
Source:The New York TimesAugust 9, 2012
Encouraging clinical trial results for microarray, a new prenatal test that can detect more genetic problems than ever before.