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A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss—when hearing is still considered normal.
A new study from Columbia University found that a higher level of education protected against cognitive decline in black people with a gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
A new study shows how cellular “housekeeping” protects some neurons against the toxic proteins of Alzheimer’s disease and suggests new treatment possibilities.
- November 24, 2015
A new study of Alzheimer's in people with Down Syndrome may lead to tests that detect Alzheimer's early.
- February 24, 2015
Three successful movies from this year's Oscars featured strong medicine and science narratives.
- November 12, 2014
During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, we look at Scott Small’s newest Alzheimer’s research.
- July 7, 2014
Columbia is part of a new consortium to identify rare genetic variants that may protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.
- April 20, 2014
Researchers from CUMC, Weill Cornell, and Brandeis have devised a new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's involving the retromer protein complex.
- December 22, 2013
CUMC researchers have clarified three fundamental issues about Alzheimer's: where it starts, why it starts there, and how it spreads.
- December 5, 2013
Columbia's 2013 Horwitz winners: Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser & John O’Keefe for findings that could lead to new Alzheimer's treatments.