Neurons that control the muscles in our hands and feet develop through a unique genetic program that may help explain how neural circuits essential for fine motor skills evolved.
Koons, known for his work with everyday objects, will be the first artist-in-residence at Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute.
New mathematical models can explain several properties of biological memory and may spur advances in neuromorphic hardware—powerful computing systems inspired by the brain.
Neuroscientist Stavros Lomvardas and stem cell researcher Benjamin Ohlstein have been named HHMI Faculty Scholars.
The Champalimaud Vision Award was presented to Carol Mason, Pathology & Cell Biology, in recognition of her research that lays the groundwork for new ways to treat vision loss.
People with moderate or severe pain have a 41 percent higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have found.