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A 2018 study found that children from poor neighborhoods fare worse after heart surgery compared with kids from wealthier areas. Now Columbia researchers are trying to understand why.
Physician-scientist Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, has been named chief of the Division of Clinical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
In the United States, the drug hydroxyurea has helped reduce strokes caused by sickle cell disease. Now a team from Columbia and Makerere University is testing if it can do the same in Uganda.
This year’s flu season is off to an early start, and one of the active strains is known to hit children harder. Columbia pediatrician Melissa Stockwell explains why kids should get a flu shot.
- May 8, 2014
Reducing air pollution in New York City could improve children’s economic futures, according to research from the Mailman School of Public Health.
- April 10, 2014
An education program at a few Northern Manhattan Early Head Start sites had a significant impact on health-care practices among predominantly Latino families.
- April 1, 2014
Autism expert Dr. Catherine Lord offers advice for families of autistic children.
- March 26, 2014
Early detection of retinoblastoma in children does not improve outcomes, suggests a Mailman study.
- January 6, 2014
Brief fever appears to be common in kids given influenza and pneumococcal vaccines together—new findings from Columbia and CDC researchers, published in JAMA Pediatrics.
- October 2, 2013
New findings suggest an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder in adult children.
- August 21, 2013
High-risk pregnant women being recruited for a clinical trial that aims to give parents detailed information about genetic abnormalities found in utero.