Columbia University Newsletter
October 2009 Highlights
The Record
Vunjak-Novakovic used CT images (A and B) to build a TMJ-shaped scaffold (C).Scientist Grows Jaw Bone From Adult Stem Cells

 

A Columbia scientist has become the first to grow a complex, full-size bone from human adult stem cells.

Columbia in the Headlines
J-School Report Proposes Steps to Support Key Public Affairs Reporting
TOP STORY
Report Proposes Steps to Support Quality Public Affairs Journalism video
A report released by the Graduate School of Journalism proposes new steps for maintaining a vibrant, independent press, with emphasis on local "accountability journalism." Forward
 
Provost Claude Steele
ON CAMPUS
Provost Claude Steele Shapes Role as University's Chief Academic Officer video
University Provost and professor of psychology Claude Steele discusses his decision to come to Columbia, his research and his vision for the job of chief academic officer. Forward
 
Professor Dana Pe'er
RESEARCH
Columbia Researchers Move Personalized Medicine Closer to Reality
Researchers at Columbia University have developed a statistical method that accurately predicts how an organism will respond to dozens of commonly used drugs. Forward
 
New York Cultural Leaders Examine Future of the City's Performing Arts
NEW YORK STORIES
New York Cultural Leaders Examine Future of the City's Performing Arts video
On Sept. 30, Crain's New York Business co-hosted a one-day conference with Columbia's School of the Arts titled "New York's Performing Arts at a Crossroads." Forward
 
Cuban Awardee Barred From Attending Cabot Prize Ceremony
GLOBAL
Cuban Awardee Barred From Attending Cabot Prize Ceremony video
Conspicuously absent from the Maria Moors Cabot Prize ceremony was Yoani Sánchez, a Cuban journalist who was awarded a special citation for her blog, Generación Y. Forward

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