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US News & World Report 2014 – 2015


NewYork–Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell moved up to #2 in the national and
#1 in New York and the New York metropolitan region in Neurology & Neurosurgery specialty rankings of U.S. News & World Report
for 2014–2015!


Finding hope: How creative radiation treatment saved her life — while she was pregnant


Dr. Lassman
Dr. Andrew Lassman
Pamela Sternberg was 22 weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor called Glioblastoma multiforme…an innovative team at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center [led by neuro-oncologist Dr. Andrew Lassman] came up with a special care plan that offered Sternberg innovative choices about her treatment, including the possibility of getting radiation during her pregnancy… [read more]


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Amazing Things Are Happening Here
Featuring Dr. Cigdem I. Akman
Doctors knew what was wrong with Maddy Wells: a lesion in her brain was causing debilitating epileptic seizures. The problem was, operating to remove the lesion could result in even greater harm, like loss of speech. But in 2012, NewYork-Presbyterian was confident that new brain-mapping techniques could make surgery safe enough to perform.

Researchers Receive $12.6M NIH Grant to Study Alzheimer's Genetics


Grant to Study Alzheimer's Genetics
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"Researchers from Columbia University's Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain and Departments of Neurology, Epidemiology, and Systems Biology are part of a five-university collaboration receiving a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to identify rare genetic variants that may either protect against or contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk." [read more]


Columbia University Medical Center


What You Need to Know: Alzheimer's Disease
Dr. Richard Mayeux dispels common misconceptions and explains the basics about Alzheimer's disease.

Please visit medpageTODAY to view the full "Alzheimer's: Initial Triggers?" interview with Dr. Mayeux and other Alzheimer's Disease experts.


Using M.C.s and M.D.s to Promote Healthy Eating for Youths


Dr. Olajide Williams
Dr. Olajide Williams
"The campaign, which draws upon anti-obesity research conducted at Columbia University Medical Center, seeks to make healthy eating seem cool through original hip-hop songs, comic books and cartoon-style videos. 'It's about having fun while learning,' said Dr. Olajide Williams…" [read more]




The Department of Neurology at Columbia University is ranked #2 in the nation for NIH research funding!



The NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Stroke Center has been awarded the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award and Target Stroke. A GWTG Achievement Award demonstrates the hospital's commitment to quality and ability to work as a team that is dedicated to providing patients with care that is appropriate and based on the latest clinical guidelines with the goal of improving quality patient care and patient outcomes.

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The Department of Neurology at Columbia University will be a world leader in the treatment of diseases of the nervous system, and one of the leading academic departments of neurology in the United States by continuing its outstanding contributions to patient care, teaching, and research.

The Department of Neurology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center is committed to providing high-quality and compassionate care to all our patients and being responsive to the needs of the communities we serve.



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