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A new Columbia study suggests that malfunctioning endosomes—a central trafficking station inside neurons—are commonly involved in the appearance of Alzheimer’s disease.
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.
A new study of Alzheimer’s genes suggests the disease in Blacks and whites is largely the same, but genetic changes that increase the risk of developing the disease differ between the two groups.
- March 26, 2018
On average, patients see more than eight physicians before being diagnosed with a mitochondrial disease, a new CUIMC study finds.
- March 23, 2018
A stroke education program that uses hip hop music increased stroke awareness among economically disadvantaged minority children and their parents.
- January 30, 2018
Researchers from two Columbia University campuses have teamed up to develop a football helmet that detects concussion in real time.
- January 24, 2018
Clinical trial shows that solanezumab, an antibody-based treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, does not significantly slow cognitive decline.
- January 16, 2018
Columbia neurologists and engineers are using a robotic device to investigate how Parkinson’s affects the ability to walk and respond to balance perturbations.