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.
Columbia University biomedical researchers have captured close-up views of a skin-cell protein that plays important roles in sensing temperature, itch, and pain.
A new study shows that in human muscle, mitochondrial DNA mutations arise near the cell nucleus where they trigger molecular changes that promote their own proliferation.
The 140 members of the Class of 2022 were welcomed into the profession of medicine at Columbia's annual White Coat Ceremony.
Columbia researchers found that a gene associated with an autoimmune form of hair loss could be activated to improve cancer immunotherapy.
Speakers at a Columbia symposium challenged researchers, government, industry, and community leaders to tackle the opioid crisis with research and action.