Lorraine S. Symington, PhD, the Harold S. Ginsberg Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Neurons that control the muscles in our hands and feet develop through a unique genetic program that may help explain how neural circuits essential for fine motor skills evolved.
In her JAMA editorial, Columbia oncologist Dawn Hershman says clinical trials show cooling caps reduce hair loss in some women undergoing chemotherapy.
Columbia researchers have found that giving a small dose of ketamine one week before a psychologically traumatic event may help prevent post-traumatic stress disorder.
Solving a 60-year-old medical mystery, a team led by Columbia researchers has discovered what causes kidney and urinary tract defects in people with DiGeorge syndrome.
The Chapman Perelman Foundation has contributed $1 million to Columbia Psychiatry to expand an initiative that provides mental health services to victims of domestic violence.