For the first time, scientists have successfully transformed human stem cells into functional lung and airway cells.
Findings raise the possibility of a new approach to combating malaria, one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
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.
Remi Creusot has turned to crowdfunding to help make “super-educator” cells that can prevent the progression of type 1 diabetes.
On National Celiac Awareness Day, our CUMC experts debunk myths and misconceptions about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.
Allergens? No. Inflammation? No. An over-active gene that interrupts lipid synthesis appears to be the cause of 20-30% childhood asthma cases.