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Two recent studies—one that successfully grew human hair in a dish and another that reawakened dormant hair follicles—could lead to new hair restoration therapies for women and men.
The Columbia Stem Cell Initiative, which provides support to more than 50 laboratories across the university engaged in stem cell research, moved this spring into new facilities.
Four physician-scientists at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons have been named 2019 Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholars, and a fifth has been named a 2019 Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Merit Awardee.
- January 22, 2019
One in five adolescents in New York City may have undiagnosed asthma, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing has found.
- January 9, 2019
Researchers at CUIMC explain how to sustain your New Year's resolutions and share advice on losing weight, becoming more mindful, and improving sleep.
- December 28, 2018
Columbia neurologists and engineers are developing what would be the first wearable diagnostic device for traumatic brain injury.
- December 18, 2018
Look back at the research and education news from CUIMC that captured the attention of Newsroom readers and the nation's journalists in 2018.
- December 11, 2018
An ancient antivirus system in our cells silences foreign DNA—but also hinders gene therapy. New research shows how the system could be disabled.
- November 29, 2018
Columbia researchers have discovered that the human intestine has a reservoir of blood-forming stem cells and that the cells play a central role in the success of organ transplantation.
- November 19, 2018
A new program at Columbia is looking for earlier signs of ALS so that future treatments can be delivered before extensive neurological damage occurs.
- November 15, 2018
The most common tests for glaucoma can underestimate the severity of the condition because they do not detect the presence of central vision loss, ophthalmologists at Columbia have found.
- November 14, 2018
With a genome that’s regularly broken into 225,000 pieces and reassembled, a pond protist may be the perfect creature to teach us how genomic stability—often lost in cancer—is maintained.