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A new imaging technique that can capture movies of individual receptors on the surface of living cells in unprecedented detail could pave the way to a trove of new drugs.
An updated connectivity map of the brain's basal ganglia could open new avenues for intervention in Parkinson’s disease and other disorders tied to the movement center.
A new study from Columbia neuroscientists reveals the power of novelty to boost the brain’s problem-solving abilities.
Uncertainty about the future has a way of taking over the mind, and a new study from Columbia neuroscientists is starting to reveal what changes take place in the unsure brain.
- November 20, 2020
Columbia researchers have found a potential neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions that fits within the hierarchical model of psychosis and can explain their clinical presentation.
- October 22, 2020
Columbia neuroscientists have identified neurons in mice that distinguish familiar companions from strangers and may help explain why people with schizophrenia struggle in social situations.
- October 8, 2020
Columbia neuroscientists used new techniques to create a 3-D atlas of the special neurons in a part of the mouse brain that prevent the brain's electrical activity from getting out of control.
- June 29, 2020
New eye drops could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion, a major cause of blindness for millions of adults, a study by Columbia University researchers has found.
- June 24, 2020
Scientists at Columbia University have captured a near complete snapshot of the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) B receptor, a protein that regulates neuronal activity.
- April 20, 2020
Seizures are usually considered a side effect of brain cancer, but a new Columbia University study of mice suggests they may also fuel the further growth of brain tumors.