Covering topics from alopecia to Zika, these videos were our most-watched in 2016. Keep up to date in 2017 by subscribing to the CUMC YouTube channel.
Seventy-five percent of patients with moderate to severe alopecia areata—an autoimmune disease that causes patchy and, less frequently, total hair loss—had significant hair regrowth after treatment with ruxolitinib.
New research suggests that direct transmission of cancer among marine animals may be much more common than once thought. The way the cancer spreads among shellfish may shed light on how human cancer spreads from one organ to another.
A new gene-editing technology called CRISPR can repair a genetic mutation responsible for retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited condition that causes the retina to degrade and leads to blindness.
Columbia University librarians digitized an important anatomical flap book – an early attempt to represent the three dimensions of the human body in the two dimensions of the book.
Using a new, lightning-fast camera paired with an electron microscope, CUMC scientists have captured images of one of the smallest proteins in our cells to be “seen” with a microscope.
On a single day each March, graduating medical students around the country learn where they will begin their careers as doctors.
Columbia neuroscientists have found that new brain cells created in the adult brain play a critical role in memory formation. The study also revealed how the memory-encoding process may go awry.
Columbia’s Cochlear Implant Music Engineering Group is trying to reengineer and simplify music to be more enjoyable for listeners with cochlear implants.
Researchers have identified a common variant in a non-coding RNA that may contribute to the intestinal inflammation that occurs in people with celiac disease. The findings point to a possible new risk factor for developing celiac disease in people with celiac disease risk genes.
CUMC experts offered insights into the arrival of the Zika virus in South America and the Caribbean—and what it could mean for you.