Category Archives: Science

Myers Lab featured on Netflix’s Sex, Explained

Netflix, sex, explained childbirth

See our work featured on the “Childbirth” episode of Netflix’s Sex, Explained!

Netflix Sex, Explained Trailer

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Myers Lab in the Media

Check out recent stories about our work in the MIT Technology Review and Nova online.

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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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