By switching off a single gene, Columbia scientists have converted human gastrointestinal cells into insulin-producing cells.
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.
Kendrick Cato, PhD, associate research scientist at Columbia Nursing, searches for infection sources in an unlikely place: electronic records.
Using fMRI, Columbia psychiatrists are looking for signs of PTSD in the brain that may help physicians personalize treatment. June 27, 2014, is National PTSD Awareness Day.
Emily Casciano, a dietician at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, loves helping her patients learn healthy eating habits early.
Two 2014 graduates of Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons are profiled in AMSNY’s “Meet New York State’s Newest Doctors” series.
Psychiatrist Dr. Paul Appelbaum says it is misleading to identify mental illness as a primary cause of violence.
Several drugs in development for pancreatic cancer dissolve the dense tissue that surrounds and protects the tumors, but new research shows why some may not work.
During a U.S. News Twitter chat on #SunHealth, Dr. Larisa Geskin offered expert advice on sunscreen, sunglasses, and more.
P&S students practice everything from taking medical histories—with actors playing the part of “standardized patients”—to resuscitation on high-tech mannequins.
A three-day symposium organized by the Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School in concert with Columbia School of Journalism brought together leading experts on aging and journalists who cover the issue.