Neuroscience

"Reawakening the Brain Through Music" focused on the ability of music to heal patients afflicted with severe neurological and physical problems and the larger biological question of where music resides in the brain.

Best known for his work with people suffering from unusual brain disorders, Dr. Oliver Sacks admitted that when he started his medical career back in the 1960s, he wanted to work as a research scientist in a laboratory.

Many strands of Eric Kandel’s life come together in his latest work, "The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present." The 82-year-old University Professor and co-director of the Mind Brain Behavior Initiative

Neural stem cells detaching from the vascular niche. Image credit: Anna Lasorella, CUMC /Nature Cell Biology

Findings offer new insights into neurologic development and regenerative therapies for neurologic disease

Thomas M. Jessell, Ph.D.

The Gairdner Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2012 Canada Gairdner Awards.

New Research Shows That It Interferes With the Synthesis and Function of BDNF, Derailing the Brain’s Center for Learning

Graduate students Kelly Remole (left), Heather McKellar, and Cate Jensen (not pictured) developed Columbia University Neuroscience Outreach to introduce New York City schoolchildren to brain science.

Kelley Remole’11, PhD, still has fond memories of the day a local scientist visited her middle school classroom. “It was the first time I had a met a scientist and I thought it was really cool.

3-D confocal fluorescence imaging showing the links between the neurons over multiple regions in the brain in the BBB-opened region.

The rise of Internet search engines like Google has changed the way our brain remembers information, according to research by Columbia University psychologist Betsy Sparrow published July 14

Sixty years ago, when neurology department professor Harry Grundfest was doing groundbreaking research at the College of Physicians and Surgeons that attracted the likes of future Nobel laureate 

Rafael Yuste likens scientific research to mountain climbing. Assemble a skilled team, get the best equipment, map the route and proceed with slow, deliberate steps.

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