2017 Naomi Berrie Award winner Bradford B. Lowell, MD, PhD is an innovator in creating cutting-edge genetic engineering and neuroscience techniques to study energy balance and obesity.
Columbia University will award the 2017 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Researchers have developed a skin patch that can turn white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body’s metabolism.
Sitting around for one to two hours at a time without moving increases the risk of death, finds a new study.
Scientists have found compounds that can block transmission of the parasite that causes malaria and reduce resistance to currently available drugs.
Cancer immunotherapy drugs only work for a minority of patients, but a generic drug now used to increase blood flow may be able to improve those odds, a study by Columbia University Medical Center researchers suggests.