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News February 10, 2022

Daphna Shohamy Appointed Associate Director of Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute

Expert in learning, memory and decision-making joins leadership at the Institute.

News February 3, 2022

Philanthropist Alan Kanzer Endows Inaugural Innovation Scholar

New gift supports independent early career researchers pursuing bold approaches to mind, brain and behavior.

Disease February 2, 2022

Smell Loss with COVID-19 Begins in the Nuclear Hearts of the Nose’s Sensory Cells

Research collaboration teases out cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie one of pandemic’s signature symptoms, with implications for other health conditions.

Tools & Technology January 25, 2022

Columbia Research Exploring How AI Can Hear One Voice Among Many Receives Honor

Engineering society gives award to impactful, pioneering work that could help lead to brain wave-reading hearing aids.

Disease January 12, 2022

Meet Phalaen Chang

How did being an Emergency Research Technician inspire a teen to study pain? Meet Phalaen Chang, undergraduate research assistant in the Abdus-Saboor Lab.

Disease December 28, 2021

Brain Region’s Vulnerability to Alzheimer’s Tied to Recycling Problems Inside Cells

Columbia research seven years in the making highlights potential therapeutic target for neurodegenerative disease

Tools & Technology December 22, 2021

Meet Mike Haeser

How did a life at sea lead an engineer to neuroscience? Meet Mike Haeser, Director of District Energy Systems for Manhattanvile Operations, at Columbia University Facilities and Operations.

News December 21, 2021

New Center for Precision Medicine In Vienna to be Named After Columbia Neuroscientist Eric Kandel

The new facility will support up to 400 researchers exploring digital and personalized medicine

Learning & Memory December 15, 2021

Meet Andrès Villegas

How did a neurodiverse family shape a scientist's interest in the brain? Meet Andrès Villegas, graduate student in the Siegelbaum lab

The Senses December 9, 2021

Meet Jennifer Scribner

What happened when one woman went back to school for science in her forties? Meet Jennifer Scribner, graduate student in the Axel lab.

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