A new study, involving roundworms, shows that starvation induces specific changes in so-called small RNAs and that these changes are inherited through at least three consecutive generations, without any DNA involvement.
By switching off a single gene, Columbia scientists have converted human gastrointestinal cells into insulin-producing cells.
For the first time, a therapy has been found that can delay progression of metastatic uveal melanoma, a rare and deadly form of melanoma of the eye.
Study of insulin-producing cells derived from skin of diabetes patients shows utility of iPS cells for study of human disease and as potential therapy.
As graduates receive diplomas across the country or deliver speeches to fellow classmates, a familiar feeling often accompanies the pomp and circumstance. What exactly does it mean to have butterflies in your stomach?
CUMC’s Christopher Henderson, PhD will serve as scientific director.