For the first time, scientists have successfully transformed human stem cells into functional lung and airway cells.
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.
Stem cells created from the skin of patients with a rare form of diabetes have been used to elucidate an important biochemical pathway for beta-cell failure in diabetes.
The discovery of progenitor cells in the bladder could lead to new ways to treat chronic bladder pain.
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.
Four young physician-researchers at P&S have received research funding from the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Program.