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Monica Bhatia, MD, director of Columbia’s Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Program, is participating in a trial evaluating gene editing as a curative treatment for patients with sickle cell disease.
The higher rates of MIS-C in Black and Latino children are just the tip of the iceberg in health inequities in the US.
Over the past two years, the Department of Pediatrics has engaged in efforts to coalesce clinical, research, community, and educational endeavors at Columbia focused on pediatric obesity.
Members of our pediatric palliative care team work to ease children's pain and facilitate communication and decision-making to ensure that families' values and preferences are heard and respected.
Source:NYP Health MattersMarch 3, 2020
After Cynthia Vander Molen’s son underwent open heart surgery, she wrote a book to help him and other children see how their scars make them stronger.
Source:New York TimesMarch 3, 2020
“You don’t have to label to treat,” said Dr. Sharon Oberfield, a professor of pediatrics at Columbia University who co-authored a recent update on the diagnosis and treatment of PCOS in adolescents.
- February 27, 2020
Columbia’s pediatric hematology/oncology/stem cell transplantation team is launching a groundbreaking program in pediatric neuro-oncology, the Brain Tumor Technology Research (BTTR) initiative.
- February 11, 2020
Columbia researchers are exploring ways to repurpose drugs approved by the FDA for other conditions and existing experimental therapies in difficult-to-treat pediatric cancers.
- February 4, 2020
Columbia's Dr. Prakash Satwani is researching ways to reduce immediate and late-stage complications in bone marrow transplantation for children with leukemia/lymphoma.
- December 10, 2019
Dr. Sharon Oberfield will begin her year-long term as president-elect at the society’s annual meeting in April 2020.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomDecember 4, 2019
Here are 6 things Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH tells families and other physicians to encourage more families to get their children vaccinated against the flu.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomNovember 18, 2019
Anna Penn, MD, PhD, a leading clinical neonatologist and developmental neuroscientist, has been named chief of the Division of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Columbia.