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A drug can restore working memory in adult mice that have a gene that causes schizophrenia, challenging the belief that memory issues in people with schizophrenia cannot be repaired.
Scientists are peering into living creatures to see hearts beating and neurons firing with a new version of SCAPE, a revolutionary technique developed by Columbia bioengineer Elizabeth Hillman.
Columbia University biomedical scientists are part of an ambitious worldwide project to identify and map all the cells in the human body, with a special focus on the spinal cord.
When we spot new objects, our brains have a remarkable ability to predict how they will feel with surprisingly little information, a new study has found.
- May 29, 2014
Scientists recently identified two types of neurons that enable the spinal cord to control skilled forelimb movement. Neuroscientist Eiman Azim discusses the work in a Q&A.
- May 1, 2014
Columbia neuroscientist Richard Axel was elected to the Royal Society, the national academy of science in the U.K.
- April 30, 2014
Researchers have identified two types of neurons that enable the spinal cord to control skilled forelimb movement. The findings could lead to new ways to treat movement disorders.
- April 29, 2014
Theoretical neuroscientist Larry Abbott, the William Bloor Professor of Neuroscience, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
- April 20, 2014
Researchers from CUMC, Weill Cornell, and Brandeis have devised a new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's involving the retromer protein complex.