Columbia bioengineers used an electromechanical “workout” program to turn human stem cells into adult-like heart tissue in just four weeks.
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.
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.