Using electron microscopy, CUMC biologists have captured the first detailed images of a calcium membrane pore in action, revealing a potential target for treating cancer.
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have captured the first three-dimensional snapshots of the AMPA-subtype glutamate receptor in action.
Postdoctoral fellow Ewoud Schmidt and graduate student Ori Lieberman received the 2017 Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation, an award recognizing early-career biomedical scientists.
The discovery that pain receptors continue to function within nerves may lead to more effective pain medications with fewer side effects.
Researchers have developed three-dimensional "mini organs," made from stem cells, that could be used to model lung diseases.
Nicholas Arpaia is one of only 15 researchers this year to receive a prestigious scholarship for early-career scientists from the Searle Scholars Program.