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Mentored by Nobel laureate Eric Kandel MD, Luana Fioriti, PhD (left) and Lenzie Ford, PhD, have teamed up to uncover how brain cells make long-lasting memories.

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Learning & Memory October 31, 2019

Curious Minds: Why Do Some Memories Last a Lifetime?

Mentored by Nobel laureate Eric Kandel, two young scientists team up and discover they have a lot in common.

Movement October 21, 2019

The Brain Science of Baseball

Neuroscientist Daniel Wolpert, PhD, is uncovering the connections between body and brain that make the physical feats of this sport possible.

The Senses October 21, 2019

How the Brain Dials Up the Volume to Hear Someone in a Crowd

Columbia-led study offers new insight into organization of brain’s listening center; provides roadmap for development of hearing-aid technologies inspired by the brain

Disease October 21, 2019

Rui Costa Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Academy recognizes Dr. Costa’s outstanding contributions to the brain science of movement and learning that has yielded insights into Parkinson’s disease, autism and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Decision Making October 14, 2019

Curious Minds: How Do We Make Everyday Decisions?

Hot coffee or cold brew? Pizza or pasta for dinner? These are the decisions that guide our every day lives. What computations do our brains make when weighing these choices?

Disease October 9, 2019

Columbia Scientists Reverse Core Symptom of Schizophrenia in Adult Mice

Findings reveal potential new strategy for treating people diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Tools & Technology September 27, 2019

High-Speed Microscope Illuminates Biology at the Speed of Life

New SCAPE 2.0 system can serve as a critical tool to advance science and medicine.

Tools & Technology September 18, 2019

Anthony Fitzpatrick Receives $2.84M to Decipher Origins of Brain Disorders

Funding will support combined use of recent Nobel Prize-winning technology with a powerful new imaging method; lays groundwork for detecting, treating underlying causes of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Lewy body dementia

Growth & Development August 29, 2019

A Biological ‘Rosetta Stone’ to Decipher How the Body is Built

International study reveals promising method for decoding the underlying genetic mechanisms that guide growth and development.

Learning & Memory August 15, 2019

Pinpointing How Cells Regulate Long-lasting Memories

Columbia research in mouse neurons reveals new insights into the biology of memory; offers promising new areas of focus to combat neurodegenerative diseases.