Lei Ding, PhD, discusses how being named a Rita Allen Foundation Scholar helps him pursue the work he loves.
A new study, involving roundworms, shows that starvation induces specific changes in so-called small RNAs and that these changes are inherited through at least three consecutive generations, without any DNA involvement.
Columbia spinal surgeon is one of five surgeons in the world to have authored three or more articles that rank among the top 100 most-cited articles in the field.
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have created a way to develop personalized gene therapies for patients with retinitis pigmentosa, a leading cause of vision loss.
In an opinion piece in Al Jazeera America, a Columbia clinician describes the importance of expanding Medicaid to improve access to patient care for more Americans.
The new 2014 Irving Scholars are Siddhartha Mukherjee, Carolyn Rodriguez, Bret Rutherford, and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann.
Five medical-center projects received President’s Global Innovation Fund awards from Columbia President Lee Bollinger.
In adulthood, education better predicts physical and mental capacity—even life expectancy—than does age.
Carl Hart, PhD, has serious questions about how substance-abuse issues are presented to the public.
Columbia is part of a new consortium to identify rare genetic variants that may protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.
New technology allows scientists to dive into the inner world of cells in everything from cancers to mummies. Learn more at lab’s open house on July 10.