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.
The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center has launched an initiative to study the relationship between the brain and metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes.
Columbia University and Weill Cornell announce Takao Hensch, PhD, as this year's recipient of the Mortimer D. Sackler, MD Prize, which recognizes leaders in developmental psychobiology.
CUMC Celebrates acknowledges individuals at Columbia University Medical Center for their grants, honors, and leadership positions.
Neuroscientist Jacqueline Gottlieb is uncovering how the brain gathers the evidence it needs—and ignores what it doesn’t—to arrive at a decision.
Students pursued research topics ranging from HIV prevention to cutaneous T-cell lymphoma to the relationship between psychosocial distress and stroke risk.
In the last decade, heroin use in the United States has climbed five-fold, hitting whites and males hardest.
Based on new evidence, laparoscopic surgery should be offered to most women with early-stage endometrial cancer, says Columbia’s gynecologic cancer chief.
A century after women were first admitted to P&S, application and enrollment numbers of women and men at P&S are roughly equal.
Studies answer an old debate in developmental biology: How do cells destined to form a particular tissue or structure remember what they're supposed to be?
A public-private research effort aims to develop more accurate ways of tracking a patient’s response to cancer therapy.