Neuroscience

How Does the Brain Tell the Body to Move?

Columbia scientists received a $15.3 million BRAIN Initiative award to decipher how the brain guides movement, one of neuroscience’s most fundamental questions.

How the Tongue Keeps Its Tastes Straight

New research at Columbia University Medical Center has revealed how special molecules help the tongue communicate with the brain to identify the correct taste. Using this knowledge, scientists were able rewire the taste system of mice.