11 min

Uncovering the Lingering Health Effects of COVID Lab in the Time of Coronavirus

    • Life Sciences

 


Researchers recruit New Yorkers who have recovered from coronavirus to be scanned for long-term damage to the heart and other organs.


 


So you contracted COVID-19, and you got better. You took an antibody test: It was positive. But do you feel that you've truly recovered?


 


Reports of long-term health problems linked to the coronavirus, from brain fog to hypertension, have been making the news. To better understand the extent of COVID's lasting impacts, researchers at Columbia have launched a study to scan large numbers of survivors for damage.


 


In this episode of Lab in the Time of Coronavirus, join Zuckerman Institute Principal Investigator Tommy Vaughan to explore how scientists are using MRI technology to check the hearts of New Yorkers. And if you want to participate and live in the New York area, sign up to see if you're eligible today. 

 


Researchers recruit New Yorkers who have recovered from coronavirus to be scanned for long-term damage to the heart and other organs.


 


So you contracted COVID-19, and you got better. You took an antibody test: It was positive. But do you feel that you've truly recovered?


 


Reports of long-term health problems linked to the coronavirus, from brain fog to hypertension, have been making the news. To better understand the extent of COVID's lasting impacts, researchers at Columbia have launched a study to scan large numbers of survivors for damage.


 


In this episode of Lab in the Time of Coronavirus, join Zuckerman Institute Principal Investigator Tommy Vaughan to explore how scientists are using MRI technology to check the hearts of New Yorkers. And if you want to participate and live in the New York area, sign up to see if you're eligible today. 

11 min