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Meet Dr. Luqman Dad, head and neck cancer specialist who is dedicated to enhancing cancer care, here and abroad.
The awardees are proposing innovative clinical trials that aim to advance treatment and interventions for multiple areas of health and medicine.
Source:Mailman School of Public Health
Breast density awareness is linked to heightened uncertainty about cancer risk and screening choices among Spanish-speaking women in Northern Manhattan, according to a study led by Parisa Tehranifar.
Meet HICCC member Yvon Woappi, PhD, whose childhood fascination with science and inspiration taken from his late father, also a scientist, helped shape his career trajectory today.
- October 20, 2022
Columbia Cancer hosted high school students from the new eCLOSE summer science program who presented their research findings on the impact of nutrition in cancer development.
- October 19, 2022
The CZI Diversity award recognizes the Azizi lab with a new $1.15M grant and underscores Dr. Azizi's commitment to improving diversity and inclusion in cancer science, engineering, and research.
- September 26, 2022
During First Lady Jill Biden's Columbia Sept. 21 visit, she singles out patient, Mario Sambula and his special connection with clinical trials nurse navigator, Brianne Bodin.
- September 21, 2022
First Lady Jill Biden and Queen Letizia of Spain underscore Columbia Cancer's work in addressing health inequities, improving diversity in clinical trials and advancing critical cancer research.
- July 22, 2022
Students from University Heights High School in the Bronx got hands-on cancer research and lab experience in a new summer outreach program launched by Columbia Cancer.
- June 9, 2022
The lack of diversity, equity and inclusion in the cancer field remains a problem. With the establishment of the HICCC’s DEI office, there is a reinforced commitment to enact real change and progress.
- May 16, 2022
Brent R. Stockwell: "I am honored to receive this award and I hope it will encourage other faculty members to act as allies to the LGBTQ and other underrepresented student communities."
- February 22, 2022
A distinguished leader in surgery, medicine, and academia, Dr. Forde applied a strong but gentle approach to enacting change during his longstanding career.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomSeptember 27, 2021
The E.E. Just Scholars program provides students at historically black colleges and medical schools with summer internships in biomedical research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.