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New Study Adds More Evidence for Omicron Immune Evasion

A new study from COVID researchers at Columbia and the University of Hong Kong adds more evidence that the omicron variant can evade the immune protection conferred by vaccines and natural infection.
17-Dec-2021 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NYC Has Some of the Nation’s Largest Disparities in Cervical Cancer Rates

The rate of cervical cancer among women living in neighborhoods with the lowest socioeconomic indices is nearly two times higher than the rate among those who live in areas with the highest indices.
29-Nov-2021 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sick and Tired: Study Reveals Toll of Poor Sleep Among Health Care Workers

New Columbia studies quantify the effect of the COVID pandemic on health care workers' sleep patterns and the potential damaging consequences of sleep disturbance on their mental health.
29-Nov-2021 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Columbia Children’s Health to Host Webinar on Mental Health in Uncertain Times: Fostering Resilience in Children & Adolescents

Pediatric specialists from Columbia University Children’s Health and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital will address mental health issues among children and adolescents for pediatricians and families.
12-Nov-2021 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Columbia University Launches New Mobile Dental Clinic

Columbia University's College of Dental Medicine launches its new mobile dental clinic with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
9-Nov-2021 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Columbia University to Host Webinar on Latest Developments in COVID-19 and Children’s Health

Columbia University Department of Pediatrics and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital will hold a webinar on October 20th at 6pm on timely developments in the impact of COVID-19 on children’s health and healthcare.
12-Oct-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia Awarded $61.7 Million to Accelerate Development of New Medical Treatments

A five-year, $61.7 million grant to the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons will help medical researchers speed the application of scientific discoveries, so that new treatments can be delivered to patients faster.
13-Sep-2021 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia University and Pfizer to Establish Clinical Trials Diversity Initiative

Columbia University Irving Medical Center, its Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Pfizer Inc. have established the Columbia-Pfizer Clinical Trials Diversity Initiative, with the aim of reducing health disparities by increasing the...
9-Sep-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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21st International AIDS Conference 2016

As delegates gather in Durban, South Africa from July 19th to the 22nd for the 21st International AIDS Conference (2016), leading researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health are available to evaluate pioneering studies...
13-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Supreme Court Decision Leaves Federal $ for Embryonic Stem Cell Research Intact--Columbia Expert Available for Interview

7-Jan-2013 12:55 PM EST

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