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Our mitochondria are not just simple powerhouses of the cell, says mitochondrial psychobiologist Martin Picard: They may be influencing our minds.
Focused ultrasound is a painless, nonsurgical treatment that can suppress shaking caused by essential tremor.
- May 4, 2023
Shadlen is professor of neuroscience at VP&S and a principal investigator at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute. He is among 120 new National Academy of Sciences members announced on May 2, 2023.
- April 25, 2023
The center will catalyze the scientific innovation and clinical implementation of precision medicine to advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness.
- March 31, 2023
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.
- February 24, 2023
Once a new memory is created, patterns of high-frequency brain waves must be coordinated to make the memory stick.
- February 22, 2023
Immune cells in the brain must rearrange a part of their cytoskeleton before they can perform their jobs, a finding that may lead to new ways to slow some brain diseases.
- 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.
- 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.