Costa, director and CEO of the Zuckerman Institute, has been named to an international consortium that will tackle the complex brain mechanisms that guide movement and behavior.
Recent research by scientists at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute is revealing new, complex roles for this ancient and universal brain structure.
By using a powerful method to track large groups of brain cells in real-time, combined with advanced mathematical modeling tools, Columbia researchers reveal striking new details about the brain’s inner ‘collective mind.’
The findings in mice bolster efforts to map the circuitry of the brain’s memory center and point to new areas of research into panic and post-traumatic stress disorders.
The Columbia-led research in rats uncovers unexpected interplay between the two drugs and sheds new light on the neurobiology of drug use in adolescence.