A newly discovered function for the ApoE4 gene, the strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, may help explain how the gene causes cognitive decline.
Columbia neurologist Melodie Winawer talks about her debut novel, "The Scribe of Siena," and the parallels between science and writing historical fiction.
Columbia scientists observed how molecules that regulate chemical signaling in the brain interact with the AMPA receptor, governing brain function.
Columbia researchers have discovered a common genetic variant that greatly affects normal brain aging in older adults.
In a study of athletes at Columbia University, researchers found that women may be more susceptible to concussions than men.
Columbia researchers have linked excess tau protein in the brain to the spatial disorientation that leads to wandering in many Alzheimer's disease patients.