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Amyloid sparks an alliance between two proteins in the brain that can potentially explain up to half of the gene changes that occur in Alzheimer’s.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) usually begins between the ages of 20 and 40 and is the most common disabling neurological disorder of young adults.
After a sudden medical scare, many people develop a fear of health care and are afraid to adopt new health habits. The Center for Fearless Behavior Change is testing ways to help.
A psychologist offers tips on getting the best sleep ever, every night.
- February 24, 2023
Once a new memory is created, patterns of high-frequency brain waves must be coordinated to make the memory stick.
- February 10, 2023
Using a new atlas of the cells in the human spinal cord, Columbia and NIH researchers found that the genes that allow motor neurons to become so big are also the genes most often dysregulated in ALS.
- February 3, 2023
A patient endured a brutal rare disease for five years with no relief. Finally he found an expert who understood. And could help.
- January 20, 2023
Even in people with complete paralysis after spinal cord injury, some nerves fibers are preserved. A Columbia physician-scientist is developing a new way to salvage those fibers and restore movement.
- January 4, 2023
January is a great month to donate blood since supplies usually run low after the holidays. And recent research from Columbia shows it's safe for donors.
- December 15, 2022
The Carol and Gene Ludwig Center for Research on Neurodegeneration will bring novel approaches to Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative disease research.
- October 14, 2022
Columbia neuroscientists have discovered that the brain has greater control over the motor neurons that move the body than previously thought possible.
- September 26, 2022
The experience of every odor derives from precise brain circuitry that researchers now are revealing in unprecedented detail.
- September 7, 2022
Columbia neuroscientists have discovered a previously unknown connection between the gut and the brain that drives the desire for fatty foods.
- July 1, 2022
Models that perform statistical analyses of hundreds of visual clues point the way to understanding how our brains give us the ability to distinguish faces.