By switching off a single gene, Columbia scientists have converted human gastrointestinal cells into insulin-producing cells.
Emily Casciano, a dietician at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, loves helping her patients learn healthy eating habits early.
Scientists at the New York Stem Cell Foundation and CUMC have created the first disease-specific embryonic stem cell line using nuclear transfer technology.
Dr. Lori Zeltser talks about her research findings, which may lead to a change in approaches to treating childhood obesity.
Targeting an enzyme that raises both sugar and insulin levels in the obese may prevent and treat diabetes.
Columbia has honored Philipp E. Scherer, PhD for helping usher in a new understanding of fat and its role in diabetes and other metabolic diseases.