In obese mice, the liver increases production of an enzyme, DPP4, that promotes diabetes by increasing inflammation in abdominal fat.
A toxic Alzheimer's protein can spread through the brain via the extracellular space that surrounds the brain's neurons, suggests research from Columbia University Medical Center.
The three-dimensional structure could help researchers develop novel therapies and diagnostic tools for diseases that are caused by a malfunction in calcium adsorption.
Columbia University has received a $58.4 million grant from the NIH's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences to expand its work in translational research.
According to a new report published in JAMA Oncology, women with BRCA1 mutations have a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of uterine cancer.
$4 million grant gives Columbia, Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian, and NYC Health + Hospitals key role in precision medicine cohort program.