Columbia’s occupational therapy programs were established during World War II, which increased the demand for qualified therapists.
In Columbia's biomedical engineering department, engineers and physicians work together to solve problems and improve health care.
Helen H. Lu and her research team specialize in growing multiple tissues to build functional organ systems that assimilate with the body.
Articles about hair regeneration, cocoa and memory, and flu forecasting are among the most-viewed research stories on CUMC websites.
CUMC scientists have created a 3-D printed implant that stimulates stem cells to regenerate the meniscus, cartilage that cushions and protects the knee.
Unlike many robots, which mimic human capabilities, robotic exoskeletons and other robotic interfaces train humans to regain lost abilities.