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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.
- May 31, 2018
Three Vagelos P&S medical students have been awarded year-long biomedical research fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
- May 22, 2018
CUIMC has a new clinic and research program for women with a rare form of osteoporosis associated with pregnancy.
- May 4, 2018
An experimental immunotherapy improved one-year survival, as compared to historical rates, in a small trial of patients with advanced uveal melanoma.
- May 3, 2018
Neuroscientist Carol Mason, PhD, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences along with 104 other new members and foreign associates.
- April 23, 2018
Lorraine S. Symington, PhD, the Harold S. Ginsberg Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- April 19, 2018
A new computer algorithm deciphers DNA’s most well-kept secrets and may help researchers find hidden links between genes and disease.
- April 17, 2018
Columbia engineers and surgeons have designed a robotic brace that, unlike static braces, can modulate how corrective forces are applied to the torso.
- April 12, 2018
Columbia bioengineers used an electromechanical "workout" program to turn human stem cells into adult-like heart tissue in just four weeks.
- April 10, 2018
A new Science study from Columbia stem cell researchers has found that the liver is the surprising source of a growth factor that keeps bone marrow stem cells healthy.