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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.
- October 25, 2021
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and College of Dental Medicine scientists awarded $3.97 million to study link between Alzheimer’s and periodontitis
- October 18, 2021
Dr. Manly was elected to NAM for her pioneering work improving detection of cognitive impairment among racially, culturally, and socio-economically diverse adults
- October 5, 2021
Six Columbia University scientists have received NIH High-Risk, High-Reward grants that are given to exceptionally creative scientists proposing unconventional, but potentially high-impact, research
- October 1, 2021
Dr. Michelle Bell is the 2021 recipient of the Richard Mayeux Award.
- August 3, 2021
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and Cornell is ranked #2 in Adult Neurology and Neurosurgery
- July 30, 2021
Dr. Olajide Williams named co-director of Columbia’s Community Engagement Core, and recognized by Crain’s 2021 Notables in Health Care.
- July 30, 2021
Dr. Soojin Park elected to the newly formed Neurocritical Care Foundation Board of Trustees.
- June 10, 2021
Drs. Bell and Ader will conduct a feasibility study titled, "Intervention to capture the diagnostic potential of individuals in a group-based learning or clinical environment."
- March 24, 2021
Inaugural Neurology Clinician of the Year Award