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.
Smoking counteracts the effect of a gene that normally protects against heart disease, according to a new study.
Columbia University researchers have created a new topology-based tool that generates a roadmap of the ways in which a stem cell becomes differentiated.
Neuronal branches become tangled in mice lacking Pcdh genes, leading to signs of depression or sensory deficits when specific genes are absent, studies find.
Illicit cannabis use and cannabis use disorders increased at a greater rate in states that passed medical marijuana laws than in other states, a new study finds.
Glucoracle is a new app for people with type 2 diabetes that uses a personalized algorithm to predict the impact of particular foods on blood sugar levels.
Over the past 10 years, the Columbia-Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership has helped more than 1,400 patients.
Columbia's occupational therapy programs were established during World War II, which increased the demand for qualified therapists.
Three graduate students at Columbia University Medical Center helped artist Anicka Yi prepare for her "Life is Cheap" exhibition at the Guggenheim.
New genetic findings should help researchers uncover how MacTel, a disease of the retina, develops and how to design therapies to prevent loss of vision.
From the medical school classroom to the ice hockey arena, P&S student Caroline Park is preparing for a career as a doctor while training to compete in the 2018 Olympics.