Columbia University and Weill Cornell announce Takao Hensch, PhD, as this year's recipient of the Mortimer D. Sackler, MD Prize, which recognizes leaders in developmental psychobiology.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 was awarded to Joachim Frank, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular biophysics and of biological sciences, Richard Henderson, and Jacques Dubochet for developing cryo-electron microscopy.
CUMC Celebrates acknowledges individuals at Columbia University Medical Center for their grants, honors, and leadership positions.
Neuroscientist Jacqueline Gottlieb is uncovering how the brain gathers the evidence it needs—and ignores what it doesn’t—to arrive at a decision.
Students pursued research topics ranging from HIV prevention to cutaneous T-cell lymphoma to the relationship between psychosocial distress and stroke risk.
In the last decade, heroin use in the United States has climbed five-fold, hitting whites and males hardest.
Based on new evidence, laparoscopic surgery should be offered to most women with early-stage endometrial cancer, says Columbia’s gynecologic cancer chief.
A century after women were first admitted to P&S, application and enrollment numbers of women and men at P&S are roughly equal.
Studies answer an old debate in developmental biology: How do cells destined to form a particular tissue or structure remember what they're supposed to be?
A public-private research effort aims to develop more accurate ways of tracking a patient’s response to cancer therapy.
A new Mailman School survey on U.S. health care shows that Americans believe a health insurance policy should be about 5 percent of household income to be affordable.