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Christopher Makinson, PhD, assistant professor of neurological sciences, was among 4 Columbia University members to received “New Innovator” awards from the NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward program
Dr. Kiran T. Thakur is an inpatient neurologist at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, with clinical expertise in neuroinfectious diseases and neuroimmunology.
Dr. Olajide Williams, Professor of Neurology and Associate Dean of Community Research and Engagement, was honored as a "Rising Leader" for his significant contributions in advancing health equity.
The Department of Neurology Awards Dr. Andrew B. Lassman 2022 Clinician of the Year.
- April 18, 2022
The Association of American Physicians, an honorary medical society of America’s leading physicians, elected Columbia Neurologists Drs. Catherine Schevon and Olajide Williams into their organization.
- April 14, 2022
Dr. Syeda Imama Ali Naqvi is among the 15 promising clinician scientists selected by Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons to be awarded a grant to support her research.
- April 8, 2022
The program prioritized applications that focused on promoting health equity and racial justice.
- March 10, 2022
Dr. Olajide Williams will be honored as a "Rising Leader" by The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM).
- March 4, 2022
The Department of Neurology is pleased to announce our 2022 Academy of Clinical Excellence Inductees
- December 22, 2021
Lewy Body Dementia Association Research Center of Excellence ranked in the top tier among 26 centers nationwide
- December 11, 2021
Dr. Melodie Winawer's novel, ANTICIPATION, was released by Simon & Schuster in early November, to critical acclaim!
- December 4, 2021
CUIMC has honored 6 individuals with the award that recognize teamwork by staff members who keep their eyes on group success rather than individual accomplishments
- November 20, 2021
Adult Neurology resident Rachelle Dugue, MD, PhD has been selected by the VP&S Class of 2024 as one of this year’s six outstanding residents
- November 1, 2021
James Noble, MD, Neurology, has joined the ranks of “Merritt’s Neurology” as co-editor of the textbook’s 14th edition.