October 16, 2018

Columbia Neuroscientist Rafael Yuste Awarded Eliasson Global Leadership Prize

Yuste, the director of the Neuro Technology Center and co-director of the Kavli Institute of Brain Science, has pioneered the development and application of optical methods to understand how neural circuits in the cerebral cortex work.
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October 10, 2018

Columbia Scientist Anthony Fitzpatrick and Collaborators Awarded $7.8M to Identify New Targets Against Brain Disease

By determining the molecular signatures of Alzheimer’s, CTE, and other conditions, the research team will pave the way for treatments that target hallmarks of neurodegenerative disease.
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October 2, 2018

Columbia Biologist Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Raju Tomer, assistant professor of biological sciences, studies the development of novel technologies required for cellular-resolution whole-brain mapping and functional analysis of normal and diseased states.
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September 17, 2018

How the Brain Bounces Back: Mouse Study Reveals that Activity, Not Rest, Speeds Recovery After Brain Injury

Discovering unexpected resilience in the brain could inform future treatment approaches for patients recuperating from stroke or other brain trauma.
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September 4, 2018

Teenage Brains: Wired to Learn

As millions of teens head back to the classroom, discover what the latest Columbia research into the adolescent brain reveals about how teens learn and interact with their environment.
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