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.
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.
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.
David S. Seres, MD, emphasizes the need for scientific evaluation, as well as greater regulation, of dietary supplements.
In the latest Columbia Psychiatry/NYS Psychiatric Institute BlogTalkRadio episode, two experts from the department of psychiatry discussed health and well-being across the lifespan of LGBT individuals.
Ophthalmology chair George “Jack” Cioffi is elected president of the ColumbiaDoctors faculty practice organization, succeeding Louis Bigliani, president for the past three years.