Columbia engineers and surgeons have designed a robotic brace that, unlike static braces, can modulate how corrective forces are applied to the torso.
Nanofiber technology developed at Columbia may improve healing of the tendon-to-bone interface, the weak link in current rotator cuff repairs.
Columbia pediatric orthopedic surgeon David P. Roye is part of a team that has designed a flexible brace with sensors to help its users with everyday activities.
Columbia engineers and P&S researchers have developed a way to deliver drugs that may provide more effective treatments for many lung diseases.
In Columbia's biomedical engineering department, engineers and physicians work together to solve problems and improve health care.