Columbia researchers found that a hormone made in bone cells suppressed appetite in mice by turning on neurons linked to appetite control.
Dr. Lori Zeltser talks about her research findings, which may lead to a change in approaches to treating childhood obesity.
Targeting an enzyme that raises both sugar and insulin levels in the obese may prevent and treat diabetes.
Columbia has honored Philipp E. Scherer, PhD for helping usher in a new understanding of fat and its role in diabetes and other metabolic diseases.
Stem cells created from the skin of patients with a rare form of diabetes have been used to elucidate an important biochemical pathway for beta-cell failure in diabetes.
Overturning entrenched beliefs about type 2 diabetes, Domenico Accili’s findings may lead to a new approach to treatment.