Lorraine S. Symington, PhD, the Harold S. Ginsberg Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Though far from the most common form of cancer, brain cancers are uniquely difficult to treat. Columbia scientists are researching multiple new ways to attack the tumors.
Columbia neurologist William Kreisl, MD, explains the potential uses—and limitations—of a smell test in sniffing out Alzheimer's disease risk.
Psychiatrist Mayumi Okuda, MD, director of the Columbia Gambling Disorders Clinic, says problematic gambling can be detected in as few as two questions.
On average, patients see more than eight physicians before being diagnosed with a mitochondrial disease, a new CUIMC study finds.
A stroke education program that uses hip hop music increased stroke awareness among economically disadvantaged minority children and their parents.