Decision-making accuracy can be improved by postponing the onset of a decision by a mere fraction of a second.
In most cases of ALS, a toxin released by cells that normally nurture neurons in the brain and spinal cord can trigger loss of the nerve cells affected in the disease, report Columbia researchers.
CUMC researchers have identified a gene that appears to play a major role in motor neuron degeneration in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
CUMC researchers have clarified three fundamental issues about Alzheimer’s: where it starts, why it starts there, and how it spreads.
Columbia’s 2013 Horwitz winners: Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser & John O’Keefe for findings that could lead to new Alzheimer’s treatments.
Patients with an unruptured AV) in the brain are four times more likely to have a stroke or die if they have a procedure to eradicate the AVM than if they receive medical management alone,