New findings that overturn a theory about the brain and the immune system suggest Parkinson’s may be an autoimmune disease.
Neurologist Scott A. Small participated in a Kavli Foundation roundtable on the link between the brain’s ability to make new cells and age-related memory loss.
Scientists studying Parkinson’s disease rely on the generous donation of brains by patients—as well as some family members—to brain banks.
Columbia scientists reveal how touch cells just beneath the skin’s surface create our ability to feel fine details and texture.
Using stem cells from patients, P&S researchers have created a model of age-related macular degeneration in a dish, which may lead personalized treatments to prevent vision loss.
Decision-making accuracy can be improved by postponing the onset of a decision by a mere fraction of a second.