Neurons that trigger our sense of thirst—and neurons that turn it off—have been identified by Columbia University Medical Center neuroscientists.
Researchers worldwide rely on the New York Brain Bank’s extensive collection of dissected and catalogued brain tissue for their work in neurodegenerative diseases.
Articles about hair regeneration, cocoa and memory, and flu forecasting are among the most-viewed research stories on CUMC websites.
Several CUMC researchers received grants from the NIH's new BRAIN Initiative, a 12-year research program launched last year by President Obama.
Research from David Sulzer’s lab suggests that a delay in the normal elimination of excess synapses in the brain may be a common cause of autism.
The ability to diagnose Alzheimer’s before the onset of symptoms would allow physicians to treat it before extensive brain damage has occurred.