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New SCAPE 2.0 system can serve as a critical tool to advance science and medicine
Trailblazer Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D., expertly manipulates a cell’s environment to change its behavior and function.
Source:Cell Stem Cell
Genomic imprinting is an epigenetic mechanism that results in parent-of-origin monoallelic expression of specific genes, which precludes uniparental development and underlies various diseases.
Summer Research Program participant Kimberly Dempsey was mentored in the Emmanuelle Passegué lab by Amelie Collins, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics.
Source:Nature ProtocolsSeptember 6, 2019
Advances in stem cell biology and tissue engineering have led to the development of engineered tissue models or ‘organs-on-a-chip.’
Source:Columbia HICCC NewsSeptember 6, 2019
Piero Dalerba, MD is one of the six inaugural Velocity fellows, whose innovative research projects to solve cancer are being funded by the money raised from the Velocity ride.
Source:bioRxivSeptember 3, 2019
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) represents a major public health burden but translating promising treatment findings from preclinical non-human models of ASD to the clinic has remained challenging.
Source:Cancer ResearchAugust 15, 2019
This study identifies a micro-RNA (miR-221) that, at the bottom of colonic crypts, is preferentially expressed in Lgr5+ cells as compared to Kit+ goblet cells.
Source:Cell Stem CellJuly 16, 2019
Maura Boldrini et al. find persistent adult neurogenesis in humans into the eighth decade of life, despite declines in quiescent stem cell pools, angiogenesis, and neuroplasticity.
Source:NeuronJune 27, 2019
Non-Canonical Wnt-Signaling through Ryk Regulates the Generation of Somatostatin- and Parvalbumin-Expressing Cortical Interneurons