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Kiran T. Thakur, MD, Herbert Irving Associate Professor of Neurology at CUIMC, received the 2023 Junior Mentor of the Year Award
The Department of Neurology and the Glut 1 Deficiency Foundation recently celebrated the remarkable career of Professor Emeritus Dr. Darryl C. De Vivo.
Neil A. Shneider, MD, PhD, Claire Tow Associate Professor of Neurology, physician-scientist with expertise in neuromuscular development and disease has been honored with the 2023 Richard Mayeux Award.
On October 8, Neurology's Team Brain Power participated in the Velocity: Columbia’s Ride to End Cancer event that funds breakthrough cancer treatments at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
- August 7, 2023
Two inaugural awards in the field of neurodegeneration were announced today as part of the Carol and Gene Ludwig Center for Research on Neurodegeneration.
- June 7, 2023
Olajide Williams, MD, MS, Professor & Chief of Staff of the Department of Neurology at CUIMC, was appointed Vice Dean for Community Health at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
- May 3, 2023
Dr. Andrew Lassman, John Harris Professor of Neurology, is the new director of the Irving Institute’s Network Capacity, national collaborative hub for trials, informatics, communication & education
- April 27, 2023
Olajide Williams MD, MS, professor & chief of staff of neurology, received the 2023 ACTS Addressing Health Equity Through Partnership & Innovation Award for his transformative community-engaged work
- April 5, 2023
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and Cornell ranked #3 in the nation in Adult Neurology and Neurosurgery Services.
- March 20, 2023
A record-breaking number of physicians from Columbia Neurology were recognized as 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctors!
- March 8, 2023
We celebrate the social, economic, political, and scientific achievements of women worldwide as well as those in our department and in our lives.
- February 15, 2023
Maria Diaz, MD , Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUIMC, and five other scholars were the inaugural recipients of Columbia’s Clinical Trialist Scholars Award.
- October 4, 2022
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
- September 23, 2022
Dr. Kiran T. Thakur is an inpatient neurologist at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, with clinical expertise in neuroinfectious diseases and neuroimmunology.