Researchers have found the first direct evidence that autoimmunity plays a role in Parkinson’s disease.
The discovery that pain receptors continue to function within nerves may lead to more effective pain medications with fewer side effects.
Neurosurgeon Sameer Sheth uses deep brain stimulation to treat depression in patients who have not been helped with other therapies.
CUMC graduates include a former gang member turned public health student and a joint MD/MBA student with plans to improve patient safety.
Spinal muscular atrophy is partly due to defects in the sensory neuron synapses that activate motor neurons. Symptoms may be reduced by improving synapse function.
Opioid receptors in the brain are responsible for the antidepressant effects of tianeptine, a new study from CUMC researchers has found.
Researchers have developed three-dimensional "mini organs," made from stem cells, that could be used to model lung diseases.
Columbia neurologist Melodie Winawer talks about her debut novel, "The Scribe of Siena," and the parallels between science and writing historical fiction.
Created by CUMC researchers, the Phendo app allows women to track their endometriosis symptoms, adding to our understanding of the disease.
Researchers discovered a mechanism that reprograms tumor cells in patients with advanced prostate cancer, reducing their response to anti-androgen therapy.
Columbia scientists observed how molecules that regulate chemical signaling in the brain interact with the AMPA receptor, governing brain function.
A new study shows that a low-gluten diet does not reduce heart disease risk in people without celiac disease.