Columbia’s 2013 Horwitz winners: Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser & John O’Keefe for findings that could lead to new Alzheimer’s treatments.
For the first time, scientists have successfully transformed human stem cells into functional lung and airway cells.
Findings raise the possibility of a new approach to combating malaria, one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
Targeting an enzyme that raises both sugar and insulin levels in the obese may prevent and treat diabetes.
While smoking rates are down in the U.S., electronic cigarette sales are rising. Experts warn that these smokeless devices are not risk free.
Columbia has honored Philipp E. Scherer, PhD for helping usher in a new understanding of fat and its role in diabetes and other metabolic diseases.