Chronic pain coupled with a psychiatric disorder is a pressing issue that should be considered when providing treatment, say Mailman researchers.
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.
The Columbia Academy of Clinical Excellence inducted P&S clinical faculty members recognized for outstanding patient care.
The link between phthalates and the thyroid—a "master controller" of brain development—may explain known phthalate-linked cognitive problems, Mailman researchers say.
The discovery that pain receptors continue to function within nerves may lead to more effective pain medications with fewer side effects.
Researchers report that CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology can introduce hundreds of unintended mutations into the genome.
Frequent users of cannabis—including marijuana and hashish—are more likely to have gum disease, Columbia University dental researchers have found.
Certain women with preeclampsia are more likely to have a pregnancy-related stroke, finds a new study led by Columbia neurologists.
Writing in NEJM, Columbia ophthalmologists say a form of Vitamin B3 may be able to stop the progression of glaucoma by protecting the eye's neurons.
Columbia neuroscientists find that a part of the brain filters out internal noise made by the body, which may help explain such hearing disorders as tinnitus.
Neurosurgeon Sameer Sheth uses deep brain stimulation to treat depression in patients who have not been helped with other therapies.