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  • January 25, 2019

    Seminar - Micro and Nano Devices for Biological Sensing and Manipulation presented by Qiao Lin, Ph.D. and Timothy Olsen, Ph.D.


  • December 7, 2018

    In the spirit of the season, I would like to take this opportunity to offer my sincere thanks for supporting the Columbia University Center for Radiological Research.

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  • November 21, 2018

    The 4th annual radiation oncology research retreat summary


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  • November 20, 2018

    The CMCR are now accepting applications for pilot projects focused on radiation biodosimetry or the development of agents for the mitigation of acute or late radiation effects.

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    The Wall Street Journal
    November 20, 2018

    Center Director, Dr. David Brenner, is featured in The Wall Street Journal to discuss the CRR's work with far UVC light and its application to fighting influenza.


    Public Health
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  • November 5, 2018

    The CUIMC Dept. of Radiation Oncology will host their 4th annual research retreat on Friday, Nov. 16th.


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  • July 12, 2018

    The following is a list of the pilot projects funded through the Opportunities Fund Management Core of the Centers for Medical Countermeasures against Radiation Consortium (CMCRC) since inception.

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    Live Science
    February 9, 2018

    The study found that "far ultraviolet C" (far-UVC) light could kill airborne flu virus particles in a lab setting that was designed to be similar to a public space.

  • February 1, 2018

    Since the widespread use of antibiotics began in the 1940s, we've tried to develop new drugs faster than bacteria can evolve -- but this strategy isn't working.


    Infectious Diseases
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    New York Post
    January 15, 2018

    According to David Brenner, director of the Center for Radiological Research, depending on the size of the bomb, everyone within a half mile from the epicenter of the blast would die immediately.