Joachim Frank discusses the call from Sweden and his work using cryo-electron microscopy to reveal the three-dimensional shapes of biological molecules.
Irving Family’s $700 Million Bequest to Columbia and NYP Sets Stage for Dramatic Advances in Cancer Research and Care
Columbia University and NYP announced today that Florence Irving and her late husband, Herbert Irving, have given $700 million to the two institutions to dramatically advance research and clinical programs for the treatment of cancer.
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.
Scientists propose a new model for Alzheimer's disease that may explain the high failure rate of recent clinical trials.
Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm.
Columbia University will award the 2017 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
A new center in the Mailman School is dedicated to understanding chronic fatigue syndrome and developing effective means to diagnose, treat, and prevent it.
Columbia Ophthalmology's new tele-ophthalmology van will screen, free of charge, 2,000 NYC residents each year for major sight-threatening conditions.
Marijuana use significantly increases the risk of developing an opioid use disorder, a new study from Columbia Psychiatry has found.
Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUMC study finds that mitochondria play a critical role in the process.
Suicide attempts among U.S. adults are on the rise, especially among young adults between 21 and 34 years of age, a new CUMC study has found.