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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.
- December 20, 2017
Using electron microscopy, CUMC biologists have captured the first detailed images of a calcium membrane pore in action, revealing a potential target for treating cancer.
- December 18, 2017
Glasses that block blue light may help people with insomnia get more sleep, a new CUMC study has found.
Source:TED TalkDecember 14, 2017
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.
- November 23, 2017
Microscopic data recorder takes advantage of CRISPR to monitor biological surroundings.
- November 15, 2017
A new study from Columbia University sheds light on the prenatal environmental exposures that link birth season and disease risk.
- October 16, 2017
Two research teams at Columbia University Medical Center have received grants from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help build a Human Cell Atlas.
- October 4, 2017
Joachim Frank discusses the call from Sweden and his work using cryo-electron microscopy to reveal the three-dimensional shapes of biological molecules.
- October 2, 2017
Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm.