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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.
- October 11, 2012
Mechanisms underlying SMA found
- October 3, 2012
New de novo genetic mutations in schizophrenia identified; genes most active during fetal development
Source:The New York TimesOctober 2, 2012
Proposed changes to autism diagnosis will not sharply reduce number of children found to have it-- Dr. Catherine Lord is senior researcher.
- August 29, 2012
New research by Andreas H. Kottmann, PhD, on signaling protein “sonic hedgehog” adds to understanding of Parkinson’s disease.
- July 31, 2012
A study found that educational experience was a strong predictor of cognitive decline risk across groups.
- April 22, 2012
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified a molecular pathway that controls the retention and release of the brain’s stem cells.