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News

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    CUIMC Newsroom
    January 15, 2020

    The source of essential tremor—involuntary, rhythmic trembling—has been elusive, but a new study points to abnormal electrical activity in the base of the brain.

    Topic

    Neurology
    Hands
  • Source:

    CUIMC Newsroom
    January 2, 2020

    Dementia is three times more common in older adults who are illiterate, a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found.

    Topic

    Alzheimer's
    A man reads to a little girl.
  • Source:

    CUIMC Newsroom
    January 2, 2020

    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has launched new initiatives to expand the number of women and underrepresented minorities among the medical school's faculty and leadership.

    Topic

    Medical School
    Illustration
  • Source:

    CUIMC Newsroom
    January 3, 2020

    Some compounds found in many personal care products displace natural fat-like molecules in skin cells, which may explain how they cause an allergic skin rash.

    Topic

    Dermatology
    Jars of skin cream
  • Source:

    CUIMC Newsroom
    January 7, 2020

    Second-year Columbia medical students began the new year at the Steven Z. Miller Student Clinician's Ceremony, marking the start of their patient-centered training in hospital and ambulatory settings.

    Topic

    Education
    Columbia University medical students