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Twenty years ago, Columbia scientists created a way to make neurons in a dish, a discovery that has led to clinical trials of an experimental drug that may slow the progression of ALS.
Using EEG to identify covert consciousness in unresponsive brain-injured patients could help predict which ones may recover, find researchers at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian.
A gene called FMNL2 may explain why people with hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, or obesity have a greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
- 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.
- November 27, 2013
Patients with an unruptured AV) in the brain are four times more likely to have a stroke or die if they have a procedure to eradicate the AVM than if they receive medical management alone,
- November 22, 2013
Fred Kavli, founder and chairman of The Kavli Foundation, passed away peacefully today in his home in Santa Barbara at the age of 86
- November 7, 2013
A Columbia-led research team has clinically validated a new method for predicting time to nursing home residence or death for patients with Alzheimer’s.
- October 28, 2013
A study has uncovered 11 new genes that increase the chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease and provide new clues to ways to fighting it.
- September 26, 2013
Hormone from skeleton alters brain, memory, and mood.
- September 3, 2013
Adhering to a Mediterranean-type diet (MedDi) does not appear associated with the time to clinical onset of Huntington disease (phenoconversion), according to a study by Karen Marder, M.D., M.P.H., of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, N.Y., and colleagues.
- August 28, 2013
Deficiency of a protein in the hippocampus is a major cause of age-related memory loss, and this form of memory loss is reversible, according to Columbia researchers.
- August 13, 2013
Two Columbia faculty are part of a 61-member international research team that discovered 25 epilepsy-causing mutations in new and previously identified genes.