Scientists have used a new gene-editing technology called CRISPR, to repair a genetic mutation responsible for vision loss in patient-derived stem cells.
A new study found that eating less fiber, more saturated fat, and more sugar is associated with lighter, less restorative, and more disrupted sleep.
A new study has revealed that cholesterol-lowering statins may help reverse the mechanisms that increase the risk of heart disease in people with sleep apnea.
A drug that boosts activity in the brain’s “garbage disposal” system can decrease levels of toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders and improve cognition in mice.
Nanofiber technology developed at Columbia may improve healing of the tendon-to-bone interface, the weak link in current rotator cuff repairs.
Review some of the year's top stories about research at Columbia University Medical Center's four schools.