Columbia bioengineers used an electromechanical “workout” program to turn human stem cells into adult-like heart tissue in just four weeks.
Articles about hair regeneration, cocoa and memory, and flu forecasting are among the most-viewed research stories on CUMC websites.
CUMC scientists have created a 3-D printed implant that stimulates stem cells to regenerate the meniscus, cartilage that cushions and protects the knee.
The founding director of Columbia’s Institute for Genomic Medicine explains how precision medicine is essential to practicing good medicine.
Precision medicine for lung cancer is now allowing some patients to live for years with advanced disease, and better therapies are in the works.
Using an innovative algorithm, CUMC researchers have found that loss of a gene called KLHL9 is the driving force behind the most aggressive form of glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer.