Columbia bioengineers used an electromechanical “workout” program to turn human stem cells into adult-like heart tissue in just four weeks.
Researchers in the new Department of Systems Biology reverse engineer tumors to tailor cancer therapy to the individual patient.
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.
Columbia Magazine reports on an NIH-funded study, led by Dr. Ronald Wapner, where thousands of women were provided microarray, a powerful genetic test, for prenatal testing.
New computational tool translates complex data into 2-dimensional images; may allow doctors to track cancer progression.
Four young physician-researchers at P&S have received research funding from the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Program.