Researchers have developed three-dimensional “mini organs,” made from stem cells, that could be used to model lung diseases.
In Columbia's biomedical engineering department, engineers and physicians work together to solve problems and improve health care.
Four P&S physicians—Joy Vink, Nasir Naqvi, Max O'Donnell, and Sameer Sheth—have been named 2015 Gerstner Scholars.
Precision medicine for lung cancer is now allowing some patients to live for years with advanced disease, and better therapies are in the works.
In clinical trials, two new drugs slowed the loss of lung function in patients with a fatal lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
CUMC researchers have found direct evidence of a link between prenatal vitamin A deficiency and postnatal airway hyperresponsiveness, a hallmark of asthma.