Researchers from Columbia College of Dental Medicine have identified stem cells in the jaw bone that can make new cartilage and repair damaged joints.
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have created a way to develop personalized gene therapies for patients with retinitis pigmentosa, a leading cause of vision loss.
Scientists at the New York Stem Cell Foundation and CUMC have created the first disease-specific embryonic stem cell line using nuclear transfer technology.
Using stem cells from patients, P&S researchers have created a model of age-related macular degeneration in a dish, which may lead personalized treatments to prevent vision loss.
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.