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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.
Renowned clinician and physician-scientist Anna Penn, MD, PhD, has been named chief of neonatology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
- May 27, 2014
Magnetic device is alternative to multiple spine-lengthening surgeries for treating early-onset scoliosis.
- May 15, 2014
NYP/CUMC promotes awareness of and offers expertise in a rare genetic disorder that causes tuberous growths in vital organs.
- 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.