A newly discovered function for the ApoE4 gene, the strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, may help explain how the gene causes cognitive decline.
How can you prevent getting bitten by a tick when you are camping or hiking? Chris Tedeschi, a wilderness doctor at Columbia University, has some important advice on how to safely spend time exploring outside.
Fifteen high school teachers worked in labs on campus in July and August as part of Columbia University’s Summer Research Program for Science Teachers.
Columbia researchers are developing an optical fiber system that uses a type of UV light to sterilize areas around skin-penetrating medical devices.
Physician-scientist Darrell Yamashiro, MD, PhD, has been named director of Columbia's Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, & Stem Cell Transplantation.
A new study led by Columbia's Mathew Maurer found that tafamidis reduced deaths from transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, a type of heart failure.