CUIMC Replace – July 20, 2022

CUIMC Replace is a weekly e-newsletter that includes medical heart information and the accomplishments of our college, employees, and trainees. Please ship your information, honors, and awards to [email protected]. Grants are offered by the Sponsored Tasks Administration workplace.


CUIMC Staff Collect for Ice Cream Social

Practically 4,000 ice cream treats and frozen fruit bars have been handed out on the CUIMC Ice Cream Social yesterday. View images and video.

Video on Burnout and Find out how to Forestall It

Erin Engle, PsyD, assistant professor of medical psychology (in Psychiatry) at VP&S, discusses the scale of burnout, its emotional toll, and what we are able to do to deal with this vital office subject. Watch video.

How Shut is Xenotransplantation, Actually?

VP&S consultants talk about the promise of xenotransplantation, the transplantation of dwell cells, tissues, or organs from a nonhuman animal supply right into a human recipient. Learn extra.

Mailman at 100: Combating for More healthy Communities

MD/MPH graduates use their twin levels in myriad methods, together with politics, metropolis authorities, and NGOs. Learn extra.


StudioLab DrawingBoard
Wednesdays, 6 p.m., on-line
Enroll right here.

Situational Consciousness Coaching
July 22, 10 a.m., on-line
Register right here.

Superior Distribution Coaching: Information and Occasions
July 28, 9:30 a.m., on-line
Register right here.

Open Workplace Hours for CUIMC Internet Providers
Aug. 3, 3 p.m., on-line
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New Frontiers in Most cancers Analysis and Care: The Subsequent 50 Years
Sept. 15, 1:30 p.m., Vagelos Schooling Heart
Learn extra.

For extra occasions, go to the CUIMC Occasions itemizing.



Hemali Phatnani, PhD, and Ai Yamamoto, PhD, Neurology: $8,145,067 over 5 years from the Nationwide Institute of Neurological Issues and Stroke for “The bodily biology of neurodegeneration in sporadic Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Frontotemporal Dementia.”


Diane Re, PhD, and Markus Hilpert, PhD, Environmental Well being Sciences: $3,428,823 over 5 years from the Nationwide Institute of Environmental Well being Sciences for “Neurotoxic and neurodegenerative dangers from continual publicity to metallic mixtures in e-cigarette aerosol.”


Yihong Zhao, PhD, Division of Scholarship & Analysis: $577,824 over three years from the Nationwide Institute of Psychological Well being for a subaward of “Use of Superior Analytics to Perceive Mind-Conduct Display screen Media Exercise Relationship in ABCD Information.”

School of Dental Drugs

Biana Roykh, DDS: $500,000 over one yr from the Mom Cabrini Well being Basis for “Columbia College School of Dental Drugs Cell Dental Van.”



5 analysis groups on the Vagelos School of Physicians and Surgeons have been awarded 2022 Precision Drugs Pilot Grants to advance the fields of heart problems, colorectal most cancers, uncommon illness, organ transplant, and precision psychiatry. Learn extra. 

The Columbia Medical Innovation Lab was awarded a 2022 CUIT Rising Applied sciences grant for a Coordination of Care targeted challenge creating an Optimized Affected person Scheduling Algorithm.  
Jaime Rubin, PhD, Drugs, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to work with the Republic of Kosovo’s Ministry of Schooling, Science, Know-how and Innovation. 


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The Wall Road Journal (Requires a subscription)
What Is 988? Behind the New Psychological Well being Disaster Lifeline Quantity
Jul 11, 2022 – The Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline on July 16 is getting a brand new, three-digit quantity, a spot the place folks within the U.S. can name for assist with suicidal ideas or different mental-health crises. … The calls are notably useful when the advisors are correctly educated in suicide-risk administration, mentioned Madelyn Gould, a Columbia College epidemiologist and analysis scientist at New York State Psychiatric Institutewho research suicide prevention and leads the analysis of the Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Learn extra.

CNN On-line
Opinion: I am an Anxious New Mother. This is Why I’ve Determined to Vaccinate My Child
Jul 11, 2022 – Editor’s Word: Edith Bracho-Sanchez, the creator of this opinion piece, is an assistant professor of pediatrics. Learn extra.

The Washington Put up
Explainer: What’s Subsequent for Abortion Tablets After the Fall of Roe
Jul 9, 2022 – The protocol entails taking mifepristone on the primary day, then misoprostol 24 to 48 hours after. The protocol will be carried out at house, mentioned Holli Jakalow, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia College Irving Medical Heart. Learn extra.