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AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2014




Grant to Study Alzheimer's Genetics
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RESEARCHERS RECEIVE $12.6M NIH GRANT TO STUDY ALZHEIMER'S GENETICS


"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]

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Lucien Côté
Dr. Lucien Côté
DR. LUCIEN CÔTÉ RECIPIENT OF THE PARKINSON'S DISEASE FOUNDATION 2014 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD


Lucien Côté, MD is one of the most respected and beloved Parkinson's disease physicians in the nation and has worked closely with the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) since 1965. On Wednesday, May 14, 2014, Dr. Côté will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the PDF's Annual Bal du Printemps Gala. Proceeds from this event benefit the PDF's research programs. For tickets or more information, please visit www.pdf.org/gala.

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Catherine Schevon
Dr. Catherine Schevon
2014 AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY AWARDS


The 2014 American Academy of Neurology Award Recipients included Catherine Schevon, recipient of the Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Award, which recognizes physicians in the early stages of their careers who have made an independent contribution to epilepsy research. [read more]




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Shennan Weiss
Dr. Shennan Weiss
2014 AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY AWARDS


Resident Shennan Weiss (PGY4) received the 2014 American Academy of Neurology Alliance Award: Founders Award, in recognition of his outstanding achievements in epilepsy research. [read more]





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Melodie R. Winawer
 
2014 – 2015 US NEWS & WORLD REPORT


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!





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Melodie R. Winawer
 
NEW YORK MAGAZINE BEST DOCTORS LIST 2014


- Dr. Cigdem I. Akman
- Dr. Carl W. Bazil
- Dr. Andrew B. Lassman
- Dr. Randolph S. Marshall
- Dr. James J. Riviello
- Dr. J. Kirk Roberts
[see the list]

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Melodie R. Winawer
Dr. Melodie R. Winawer
SEYMOUR DIAMOND, MD LECTURESHIP AWARD


The National Headache Foundation is pleased to announce that Melodie Winawer, M.D., M.S., is the recipient of the 2014 Seymour Diamond, M.D. Lectureship.
[read more]





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Olajide Williams
Dr. Olajide Williams
2013 P&S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE


We are very pleased to announce Dr. Olajide Williams as the 2013 recipient of the P&S Award for Excellence in Community Service. Through his innovative, wildly-successful Hip Hop Public Health Program, Dr. Williams and his staff have provided an exceptional educational service to the children, families, and communities of upper Manhattan, and beyond. His outstanding work has not only promoted the connection between the University and these communities, but has also demonstrated significant and measurable contributions to the College of Physician and Surgeons mission.

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