At TED 2017, CUMC radiation scientist David Brenner discussed his work using physics to create a new, potentially life-saving weapon against drug-resistant microbes.
The discovery that pain receptors continue to function within nerves may lead to more effective pain medications with fewer side effects.
Researchers have developed three-dimensional "mini organs," made from stem cells, that could be used to model lung diseases.
Nicholas Arpaia is one of only 15 researchers this year to receive a prestigious scholarship for early-career scientists from the Searle Scholars Program.
After hearing many complaints about noisy subway trains, Columbia doctor Anil Lalwani set out to measure the sound profile of stations around the city.
CUMC's most-read research articles of 2016 included news about wheat sensitivity, BPA, and an unusual type of human embryonic stem cell.