Author Archives: kristinmyerscolumbia

Interface Focus – Women’s Health

Are you interested in getting into Women’s Health research as a bioengineer? Here’s a perfect place to start! The Royal Society Publishing has recently published a special issue of Interface Focus entitled

Bioengineering in women’s health, Volume 1: female health and pathology and Volume 2: pregnancy—from implantation to parturition.  Both issues are organized by Kristin Miller, Kristin Myers and Michelle Oyen and the articles for both issues can be accessed directly at  Volume 1 and Volume 2.

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Kristin wins the PECASE

We are honored to be recognized for our work in pregnancy biomechanics!  See the Columbia SEAS press release.


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We were on NPR!


Photo Credit: Adrienne Grunwald for NPR

Check out our NPR Health Story:




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We are on twitter – @kmyerslab

Check out our (mostly Kristin) twitter feed – @kmyerslab

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New paper – Cyclic Mechanical Properties of Infection and Hormone Mediated Cervical Remodeling

Our new manuscript detailing the mechanical properties of the cervix subjected to infection- and hormone-mediated premature cervical remodeling is now online in Acta Biomaterialia.

The article is authored by Charles Jayyosi in collaboration with Mala Mahendroo’s lab at UTSWMC.

Article – Acta Biomaterialia:
The mechanical response of the mouse cervix to tensile cyclic loading in term and preterm pregnancy

Raw Data – Columbia Academic Commons:

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March of Dimes Walk for Babies 2018

The Myers Lab joined Columbia Doctors and the team from the CUMC Preterm Birth Prevention Center at this year’s March of Dimes Walk for Babies. Thank you to all that walked and to the March of Dimes for contributing funds to our research. Pictured here from the Myers Lab: Charles Jayyosi, Shuyang Fang, Lei Shi, and Nicole Lee. Photo credit: Joy Vink.


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Columbia News Features Myers Lab

Please check out the Columbia News article on our research.

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