Columbia neurologists and engineers are using a robotic device to investigate how Parkinson’s affects the ability to walk and respond to balance perturbations.
Columbia researchers have linked excess tau protein in the brain to the spatial disorientation that leads to wandering in many Alzheimer's disease patients.
Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian research has shown that several genes implicated in rare forms of pediatric epilepsy also contribute to common forms of the disorder.
Wolfgang Pernice hunts for the gene that caused his neuromuscular disorder and hopes it will help lead to better treatments for others with Charcot Marie Tooth Disease.
A diet rich in antioxidants and carotenoids is linked with better outcomes for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Pregnancy significantly raised the risk of stroke in young women, but did not raise stroke risk in older women, a study by Columbia neurologists found.