November 16, 2016

Where Trees Meet Tundra, Decoding Signals of Climate Change

Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and other institutions are engaged in a long-term project to sort out what allows trees to survive or not in the borderline environment of the far north.
November 2, 2016

Gene Mutations May Increase Adverse Event Risk in Older Adults Taking Multiple Meds

Gene mutations that affect drug metabolism may explain higher hospitalization rates for some older adults taking multiple medications, according to researchers from Columbia University.
October 13, 2016

A Jack of All Trades: An Interview with Kam Leong

Kam Leong, a versatile biomedical engineer originally trained in chemical engineering, has developed an impressive array of innovative nanotechnologies that have opened up new opportunities in biomedical research and drug delivery.
October 13, 2016

Mathematical Model Sheds Light on How the Brain Makes New Memories While Preserving the Old

A new mathematical model created by Columbia illustrates how the brain maintains the fidelity of memories for years, decades or even a lifetime.
October 10, 2016

Dangerous Drug Interactions Uncovered with Data Science

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and the Data Science Institute at Columbia University have uncovered a potentially dangerous drug interaction using data science.