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New findings suggest a hormone called lipocalin-2, previously found to suppress food intake in mice, may also prevent weight gain in humans.
Ancient parts of the brain may hold secrets that help explain the drive to eat and how eating may affect brain health. Sabrina Diano, the new Institute of Human Nutrition director, is investigating.
Columbia University has presented the 2019 Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research to Alvin C. Powers, MD.
- December 12, 2016
Columbia University researchers have discovered an enzyme deficiency in the brain that is linked to Prader-Willi, a rare obesity syndrome.
- November 23, 2016
Karolinska Institute’s Peter Arner wins Naomi Berrie Award for studies on the cellular processes that create and maintain fat tissue in humans.
- November 16, 2016
Seniors with diabetes spent less out-of-pocket after the launch of Medicare’s Part D prescription drug benefit, School of Nursing researchers have found.
- June 6, 2016
An international observational study led by Columbia University researchers has uncovered widespread differences in the treatment of patients with common chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and depression.
- May 27, 2016
Columbia researchers are identifying the cellular processes that link obesity to diabetes and ways to interrupt them.
- March 21, 2016
The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University offers free screening to qualified relatives of people with type 1 diabetes. The screening is part of a national study.
- February 23, 2016
Researchers conducted a systematic review of studies investigating both maternal and infant risk factors for childhood obesity.
- February 2, 2016
"Orange is the New Black" actress Lea DeLaria discusses her off-camera role as a diligent and motivated patient at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center.
- January 29, 2016
A Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center research team has discovered a pathway that prevents insulin from causing fatty liver without altering its favorable effect on blood sugar.