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  • October 19, 2020

    New data from Columbia and other ECMO centers throughout the world show that more than 60% of severe COVID-19 patients who receive ECMO, a heart-lung life support machine, survive.


    Infectious Diseases
    ECMO simulation
  • October 26, 2020

    Christopher Petit, an international leader in interventional pediatric cardiology and clinical research, has been appointed chief of pediatric cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics at VP&S.


    Campus News
    Christopher Petit
  • October 21, 2020

    A new study of Alzheimer’s genes suggests the disease in Blacks and whites is largely the same, but genetic changes that increase the risk of developing the disease differ between the two groups.


    images from PET scan of human brain
  • October 22, 2020

    Columbia's Eileen Connolly explains how radiation treatment for breast cancer has vastly improved in recent years due to advancements in technology and an increased understanding of the disease.


    Breast Cancer
    woman receiving radiation treatment
  • September 22, 2020

    Thirty-seven graduate students at CUIMC presented their research projects, conducted remotely this year, at the annual symposium organized by the Program for Education in Global and Population Health.


    Campus News
    "COVID-19 in Surrey, BC, Canada" by Dhwani Babla, a graduate student at Mailman School of Public Health and the winner of Global Pop’s photo contest