Here are some samples (in chronological order) of CUMC research we’ve covered in our newsroom this year.
A study shows that sensory information travels not only to the brain’s mid-layer (where most axons lead), but directly to its deeper layers.
Researchers in the new Department of Systems Biology reverse engineer tumors to tailor cancer therapy to the individual patient.
A study has found 18 new genes that drive an aggressive form of brain cancer, doubling the number of known driver genes of glioblastoma.
Deficiency of a protein in the hippocampus is a major cause of age-related memory loss, and this form of memory loss is reversible, according to Columbia researchers.
A new genetic test may help determine which men with early prostate cancer can avoid surgery or other invasive treatment.
Hormone from skeleton alters brain, memory, and mood.
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have devised a hair-restoration method that can generate new human hair growth, rather than simply redistribute hair from one part of the scalp to another.
A Columbia-led research team has clinically validated a new method for predicting time to nursing home residence or death for patients with Alzheimer’s.
Findings raise the possibility of a new approach to combating malaria, one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
For the first time, scientists have successfully transformed human stem cells into functional lung and airway cells.