November 18, 2017

Joachim Frank Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, Ph.D., a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and biological sciences at Columbia University Medical Center, and a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
November 17, 2017

Neuroscientist-Graphic Novelist Leads Readers on Journey through Brain’s Five Senses

A neuroscientist and cartoonist, Matteo Farinella is a postdoctoral researcher in Columbia's Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program; he recently published his second graphic novel, The Senses.
November 16, 2017

Irving Family’s $700 Million Bequest to Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian Sets Stage for Dramatic Advances in Cancer Research and Care

The Irvings’ historic gift will have a profound impact on cancer research and treatment, building on three decades of support for Columbia University Medical Center.
November 15, 2017

Birth Season Study Links Prenatal Environment with Disease Risk

A new Columbia analysis of health information from more than 10 million people living in three countries and five different climates sheds light on the prenatal environmental exposures that link birth season and disease risk.
November 15, 2017

How Will La Niña Affect Winter in the U.S.?

Forecasters are expecting another La Niña winter for the 2017-2018 season. The phenomenon can cause major changes in climate patterns that can influence water availability, food production, human health, and extreme weather events around the globe.