The ability to diagnose Alzheimer’s before the onset of symptoms would allow physicians to treat it before extensive brain damage has occurred.
Lei Ding, PhD, discusses how being named a Rita Allen Foundation Scholar helps him pursue the work he loves.
Five medical-center projects received President’s Global Innovation Fund awards from Columbia President Lee Bollinger.
At Columbia, personalized medicine represents a commitment to harness the institution’s intellectual and technological resources to transform both medical research and patient care.
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation honored Eric Kandel for his dedication to research that will help people with mental illness.
Optogenetics allows researchers to use light-sensitive molecules inserted into neurons to turn those neurons on or off with millisecond precision.