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Medicine Monday: How The Mailman School Tackled Covid-19 In 2020

  To kick off the first Medicine Monday of the year, we are celebrating the work of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (The Mailman School) to combat COVID-19 in 2020. Leading the charge for The Mailman School is Dr. Ian “Virus Hunter” Lipkin, director of the Center for Infection (CII). In January of … Continued

Medicine Monday: Harnessing Ai To Diagnose Skin Cancer

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, but it is highly curable if diagnosed and treated early. That is why dermatologists and researchers like Dr. Allan C. Halpern at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) are working to find new, more accurate ways to detect skin cancer in patients. The growing power of artificial … Continued

Medicine Monday: Als Research And Care

For the approximately 5,000 Americans diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) each year, finding answers can present a major challenge. To help these individuals and their families, The Tow Foundation has spent the last 15 years partnering with medical institutions dedicated to advancing ALS research and patient care. Since 1987, The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig … Continued

Medicine Monday: Dr. Alessandra Pernis Of Hss

  In the first installment of our #MedicineMonday series, we are highlighting the incredible work of Dr. Alessandra Pernis, senior scientist and co-director of the David Z. Rosensweig Center for Genomic Research at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Rosenweig Center, Dr. Pernis studies the molecular mechanisms … Continued