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Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

The Irving Institute provides outstanding support and resources to Columbia University researchers including  biomedical informatics services, biostatistics and research design, data management, community engagementregulatory and bioethics support, clinical research facilitiespilot funding programs, access to the CTSA Trial Innovation Network, and core laboratory resources. As part of the CTSA program, the Irving Institute houses an integrated educational program that includes short-term training, a patient-oriented master’s degree, a novel KL2 mentored research program in multi- and interdisciplinary research, and a TL1 training program with three distinct tracks for doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows, and a 12-week summer program. In addition, the Irving Institute hosts several ongoing seminar series, research events and special symposia.

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Department of Biomedical Informatics

Columbia University’s Department of Biomedical Informatics is recognized as one of the best and oldest programs of its kind in the world. Our large training program and diverse research fields consistently attract superb candidates for advanced degrees.

Our big-picture goal is to improve health for society. At DBMI, we focus intently on discovery and impact: we develop new informatics methods, enrich the biomedical knowledge base, and enhance the health of the population.

In addition to our research interests, DBMI is also dedicated to serving the healthcare community, both locally and beyond. We provide more than $2 million in information technology services annually to New York-Presbyterian Hospital. The computing infrastructure we have developed serves as a living laboratory to explore and validate cutting-edge informatics research.

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