According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases diagnosed in children tripled between July and September, totaling more than 500,000 with some of these children developing Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). Currently, Joanne Kurtzberg, M.D. ’76, is leading a clinical trial approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to determine if infusions of human cord tissue are safe to treat children with COVID-19 and MIS-C.
Although COVID-19 has predominantly presented with respiratory symptoms, since the outbreak began, neurological manifestations have been increasing as well, including frequent complaints of anosmia and seizures as well as unusual cases of pulmonary thrombosis and ischemic stroke.
Faculty and Students Publish Study Demonstrating that Black Seed Oil Plus Omega-3s May Counter Obesity-Induced Inflammation and Insulin Resistance
Overweight individuals and obesity are a growing worldwide public health concerns and pose a significant healthcare burden. A recent study conducted at New York Medical College (NYMC) this summer and published in Antioxidants demonstrated that combining omega-3 fatty acids with a standardized oil from black cumin (Nigella sativa) may significantly reduce inflammation caused by a high-fat (Western) diet.
The Office of Student Mental Health and Wellness hosted a Zoom session, “Push Through: Affirming Your Humanity When Facing Discrimination.”
The Annual Student Club Fair went virtual this year and it was one of the most successful ones to date.
New York Medical College (NYMC) is pleased to introduce its newest cohort of student social media ambassadors for the 2020-2021 academic year.
The New York Medical College (NYMC) voter registration campaign, a collaborative multi-club initiative, was a huge success.
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) in the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS), with its new slate of officers, is reinventing itself for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Putting epidemiology skills to work and helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Changing lives and health for the better.