Dr. Dani Dumitriu

Impact of COVID-19 on breastfeeding

Dani Dumitriu, MD, PhD, is a Paediatrician and Neuroscientist dedicating 80% effort to uncovering the neurobiological mechanisms for resilience in both animal models and humans, and 20% to caring for new-borns in the Well Baby Nursery (WBN) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC). As a scientist, her NIH-funded research program focuses on understanding the developmental origins of resilience in the DOOR lab, of which is she Principal Investigator. She also seeks to understand the long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and prenatal exposure to SARS-CoV-2 infections on babies and their mothers.