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Only select neurons die during Parkinson’s disease. Columbia researchers are looking for clues in immune cells to find out what makes these brain cells so vulnerable.
With several targeted Parkinson’s disease drugs entering clinical trials, a new genetic testing and counseling program may help identify patients who qualify for enrollment.
Survivors of cardiac arrest are more likely to experience further heart trouble if they have symptoms of PTSD, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
- November 12, 2014
During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, we look at Scott Small’s newest Alzheimer’s research.
- November 11, 2014
Several CUMC researchers received grants from the NIH's new BRAIN Initiative, a 12-year research program launched last year by President Obama.
- October 26, 2014
Dietary cocoa flavanols—naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa—reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by CUMC scientists.
Source:The New York TimesAugust 12, 2014
- July 15, 2014
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is No. 6 in the country and No. 1 in New York in this year's U.S. News & World Report's hospital ranking.
- 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.
- June 9, 2014
A new study measures the risk of developing Parkinson's for people with Gaucher disease and Gaucher carriers.
- May 28, 2014
Columbia researchers have taken a significant step forward toward deciphering the genetics of schizophrenia, which could have important implications for early detection of the condition.