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Researchers at CUIMC explain how to sustain your New Year's resolutions and share advice on losing weight, becoming more mindful, and improving sleep.
Columbia neurologists and engineers are developing what would be the first wearable diagnostic device for traumatic brain injury.
Look back at the research and education news from CUIMC that captured the attention of Newsroom readers and the nation's journalists in 2018.
An ancient antivirus system in our cells silences foreign DNA—but also hinders gene therapy. New research shows how the system could be disabled.
- February 20, 2018
CUIMC researchers are helping scientists change the way they study human behavior to focus on the mechanisms that explain how people adopt healthier habits.
- February 12, 2018
A new optical imaging system developed at Columbia University uses red and near-infrared light to identify breast cancer patients who will respond best to chemotherapy.
- February 8, 2018
Neurons mature and acquire their firing properties with the help of Rbfox genes, a family of genes linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
- January 16, 2018
Columbia neurologists and engineers are using a robotic device to investigate how Parkinson’s affects the ability to walk and respond to balance perturbations.
- December 20, 2017
Using electron microscopy, CUMC biologists have captured the first detailed images of a calcium membrane pore in action, revealing a potential target for treating cancer.
- December 18, 2017
Glasses that block blue light may help people with insomnia get more sleep, a new CUMC study has found.
- December 14, 2017
At TED 2017, CUMC radiation scientist David Brenner discussed his work using physics to create a new, potentially life-saving weapon against drug-resistant microbes.
- November 23, 2017
Microscopic data recorder takes advantage of CRISPR to monitor biological surroundings.