- Center for Bioethics
The Center for Bioethics provides an inter-disciplinary, inter-professional forum to advance both public understanding and scholarly work on contemporary issues in Bioethics. The Center explores these issues by providing education, promoting research, and offering service to diverse communities.
- Center for Theoretical Neuroscience
The Center for Theoretical Neuroscience at Columbia University is dedicated to the mathematical analysis and computational modeling of neurons and neural circuits. With a focus on uncovering fundamental mechanisms underlying nervous system function, research at the center includes modeling neuronal responses, studying the development of sensory maps,exploring mechanisms of memory storage and recall, and developing models of learning, decision-making and motor planning
- Center for Epilepsy
The Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (CCEC) is dedicated to the care of people with epilepsy. The Center offers state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment for the management of epilepsy in adults and children. The Center's goal is to help patients gain control of seizures and optimize their quality of life.
- Genome Center
From its conception in 1995, the Columbia Genome Center (CGC) was envisioned as a bridge between the biomedical and science/engineering communities of the two main Columbia University campuses. Mindful of the challenges ahead to harness the vast potential of the genome, the CGC was born as an interdisciplinary consortium of scientists and engineers dedicated to the generation of technology, information science, systems biology, and population genetic theory required to transform information from the genome to the study of biology and the practice of medicine.
- Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Care Center
- Mahoney-Keck Center for Brain and Behavior Research
How do we define the vast array of functions and capabilities of the human mind? Do we know what motivates us? Is there a biological explanation for the different choices we make? Each day we process an enormous amount of stimuli; how do we translate that information into meaningful experience? At the Mahoney Center for Brain and Behavior research, scientists are combining molecular and systems neuroscience in an effort to discover the biology behind human behavior.
- Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Center for MDA/ALS Research
The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Center, one of the nation's largest ALS comprehensive care programs, is committed to providing the finest patient care while researching the cause and cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and other motor neuron diseases. The Center's ALS experts offer each patient state-of the art neurological evaluation diagnostics, multidisciplinary care, clinical tests and clinical trials. Under the direction of Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD, the Center's multidisciplinary team creates a plan for comprehensive treatment designed to promote the highest functioning possible while supporting the patient's independence and quality of life.
- Program for Imaging & Cognitive Sciences, PICS
The over-all goal of the Program for Imaging and Cognitive Sciences is to establish a collaborative and multi-investigator neuroimaging environment that is focused on the investigation of the neurocircuitry of the brain that underlies cognition, perception and action, and also the development of clinical applications that enhance the goals of personalized medicine.
- Motor Neuron Center
Columbia's Motor Neuron Center draws upon the unparalleled scientific and clinical resources at Columbia University, pursuing new research leads and tools to better understand motor neuron diseases like ALS and SMA.
- Huntington's Disease Center of Excellence
Columbia University's HDSA Center of Excellence has been providing comprehensive services for individuals with Huntington's disease and their families since 1991.
- Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
The Irving Center for Clinical Research, located at the Columbia Presbyterian Center of New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, provides first-class facilities and services to clinical investigators working on the frontiers of modern medicine.
- Lieber Schizophrenia Research Clinic
The Lieber Schizophrenia Research Clinic (LSRC) is located at the New York State Psychiatric Institute on the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Campus. To enroll in the LSRC an individual will need to participate in research studies. The LSRC provides state-of-the-art outpatient evaluation and clinical treatment for individuals suffering with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or new onset psychotic disorder.
- Lucy G. Moses Center for Memory and Behavior
Changes in memory and thinking abilities can occur from a variety of conditions, not just Alzheimer's Disease. We offer a thorough multidisciplinary evaluation of memory and thinking difficulties from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons specialists.
- Morris K. Udall Center for Parkinson's Disease Research
The Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center of Excellence at Columbia University under the direction of Stanley Fahn, M.D., now consists of four projects which share a single integrating theme: to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms of dopamine (DA) neuron degeneration.
- Pediatric Neurosurgery Center
This site is dedicated to providing families with information regarding various aspects of the field of pediatric neurosurgery.
- Brain Bank of New York at Columbia University
The New York Brain Bank (NYBB) at Columbia University was established to collect post mortem human brains to meet the needs of neuroscientists investigating specific psychiatric and neurological disorders.
- Ruane Center for Early Identification of Mood Disorders
The Ruane Center works closely with other community organizations and foundations such as the Children's Aid Society, the Klingenstein Third-Generation Trust, the Sallie Foundation, and the Roddy D.Brickell Foundation to provide mental health services to children with mood oranxiety disorders in disadvantaged communities.
- Spinal Muscular Atrophy Clinical Research Center
The SMA clinic offers expertise, education, resources, and guidance to families affected by SMA. We aim to facilitate access to state of the art comprehensive care by working with a network of specialists with expertise in pediatric neuromuscular disease.
- Spine Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an established leader in technology and innovation for the treatment of all disorders of the spine. The Spine Center offers an integrative approach to patient care, working in collaboration with neurology and neurosurgery to develop a customized treatment plan for each patient. With state-of-the-art technology to diagnose and
evaluate patients, our staff comprehensively manages all aspects of treatment through the use of pain management, surgery, and non-operative techniques. The NewYork-Presbyterian Spine Centers have pioneered minimally invasive procedures to treat patients with spine and disc disorders, which results in smaller incisions, shorter hospital stays, and less pain and scarring.
- Stem Cell Initiative
The Columbia University Stem Cell Initiative is a community of researchers from a variety of medical and scientific disciplines. Their investigative efforts strive to translate basic science studies into clinical treatments that will defeat the advancement of many chronic and untreatable diseases.
- Center for Neuroscience Initiatives
The Center for Neuroscience Initiatives (CNI) is an organizing arm dedicated to the development, implementation and coordination of new neuroscience related initiatives at Columbia University.
- Center for Neuro-Oncology
- Center for Molecular Recognition
The Center for Molecular Recognition was founded in 1989 to provide a focus for research on the structure and function of membrane receptors and transport proteins. It consists of independent groups working on different proteins but sharing concepts, approaches, space and equipment. Current research is focused on nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, dopamine receptors, and neurotransmitter transporters. A bacterial potassium channel is being used in the development of methodologies to be applied to the less plentiful eukaryotic receptors and transporters.
- Center for Movement Disorder Surgery
The Center for Movement Disorder Surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center was established in 1998. The Center is a collaboration between the Departments of Neurology and Neurological Surgery of Columbia University. Its primary mission is to provide advanced state-of-the-art neurosurgical treatments for patients with disabling neurological disorders: Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and other movement disorders.
- Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
The Columbia University Psychoanalytic Training and Research Center is a leader in psychoanalytic education, research and training.
- The Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center for Diseases of the Brain and Nervous System
The Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center has integrated clinical, epidemiological and genetic research at Columbia University Medical Center since its conception in 1977. Our research is focused on diseases of the brain and nervous system throughout the life cycle. Our mission is to find the cause or causes of these disabling disorders by investigating human populations at risk.
- The Grossman Center for Statistics of Mind
The mission of The Grossman Center for the Statistics of Mind is to better understand the brain by applying quantitative methods to uncover deep and meaningful structure in large neural datasets.