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CCNY Mini-Medical School talk to address opioid crisis

CCNY’s Mini-Medical School talk highlights the opioid crisis

According to data from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in 2017 alone, 1,487 New Yorkers died from unintentional drug overdose. Read More »
Marlene Camacho Rivera, a Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship recipient

Marlene Camacho-Rivera is a Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship recipient

Marlene Camacho-Rivera, assistant professor, CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, focuses her research on improving chronic disease self-management in the areas of asthma and cancer within urban minority communities. As a Herbert W. Read More »
Mini-Medical School to discuss flu prevention

CUNY School of Medicine hosts Mini-Medical School on flu prevention

The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) will host its tenth Mini-Medical School on Wednesday, Nov. 14, to discuss how to stay healthy during the flu season. Read More »
Team MenoPal (from left) Bo Guan, Chaya Edelman, Mican Meneses and Cira Cardaci with fellow CCNY alum and Nestle SHIELD senior medical director and head of medical innovation Dr. Warren Winkelman.

Translational Medicine grads win international pitch competition with wearable menopause management technology

The Master’s in Translational Medicine (MTM) program at The City College of New York (CCNY) is an exciting collaboration between The Grove School of Engineering and The CUNY School of Medicine. A new kind of graduate degree program, MTM is gaining traction in the rapidly growing New York City healthcare landscape, educating the next generation of leaders in medical technology innovation. Read More »
Ghada Soliman

Find out how to eat healthy as you age May 9 at CCNY’s Mini-Medical School

You are what you eat. But your nutritional needs change as you age. Take a proactive part in your own health by attending the CUNY School of Medicine's Mini-Medical School on Nutrition and Healthy Aging at The City College of New York on May 9.  Read More »
CUNY School of Medicine Mini-Medical School at The City College of New York

Is sleep loss a health risk? Find out April 25 at CCNY’s Mini-Medical School

Getting enough sleep can be a struggle. But according to The National Center For Health Research, the gap between getting just enough sleep and getting too little may affect your health, your mood, your weight, and your ability to concentrate. Read More »
Dr. Lewis Kampel Medical Oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Learn how 400,000 cancer cases could be prevented each year at CCNY Mini-Medical School

Each year 12.7 million people find out they have cancer and 7.6 million people die from the disease. However, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), 30-45% of all cancer cases could be prevented, and one-third can be cured through early diagnosis and treatment. Read More »
Neuro-oncologist Dr. Robert Darnell is guest lecturer at Levine-de Beer Lecture

Physician and genome expert Robert Darnell is Levine-de Beer speaker at CCNY, March 21

Robert B. Darnell, MD, PhD, considered one of the world’s leaders in translational medical science, will be the speaker at The City College of New York’s annual Louis Levine-Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics on March 21. Read More »
Dr. James Croll

Free Blood Pressure Check Feb 7 at CCNY Mini-Medical School

According to the CDC, about one in three Americans have high blood pressure, which puts them at increased risk for heart disease and stroke – the first and third leading causes of death in the USA. Do you know what your blood pressure numbers are? Are they normal, elevated, or hypertensive? If your blood pressure is 130/80 or higher, you’re more likely to have a stroke or heart attack. Less than 120/80 is normal. 120-129/80 is elevated. Read More »
Raman Spectra

CCNY IUSL scientists study optical biopsy tool that detects disease in seconds

Today, it is standard practice to detect many diseases through MRIs, PETs, X-rays, or CAT scans. But all of these medical imaging methods include some risk of radiation and take hours – if not days – to get results. Most importantly, the level of information they provide is lacking because it is not at the molecular level. Read More »

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