Columbia bioengineers used an electromechanical “workout” program to turn human stem cells into adult-like heart tissue in just four weeks.
P&S researcher Wendy Chung and colleagues find genetic mutations that explain why many children with congenital heart disease also have neurodevelopmental disorders.
The NIH has granted $8.56 million for a first of its kind clinical trial examining cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. One of the principal investigators is Columbia's Joan Bathon.
Columbia researcher Jon Giles has published research showing a link between atherosclerosis and depressive symptoms, stress, anxiety, anger, and lack of social support in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Columbia research shows that expanding treatment of high blood pressure with cost-effective medication could prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in China.
In Columbia's biomedical engineering department, engineers and physicians work together to solve problems and improve health care.