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A new BRAIN Initiative atlas showcases the diverse cell populations within the human hypothalamus, paving the way to discovering novel cellular targets for obesity and metabolic disease
As part of a new NIH consortium, scientists will trace how regions targeted by deep brain stimulation connect with the rest of the brain, information that could improve the treatment's efficacy.
The Afternoon of Science series at VP&S offers an opportunity for basic science departments and institutes to share their latest research and vision for the future.
- 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.