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Columbia psychiatrists say current names for psychotropic medications adversely affect patient care and clinicians should adopt new names that do not increase stigma.
Though they can be difficult to detect, gastrointestinal disorders are common in kids with autism, sometimes causing anger, aggression, and other behavior problems.
Andrea Califano and Jordan Orange of Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine for their contributions to medical science.
Community health workers may be able to help youths with sickle cell disease live healthier lives, according to a new study from Columbia's School of Nursing and Department of Pediatrics.
- February 21, 2013
With new genetic information on sickle cell, doctors hope to predict who will benefit from the only drug approved for the disease.
- January 30, 2013
Debby and Peter A. Weinberg, with several of their family members and friends, have given more than $7 million to help establish the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
- December 19, 2012
A team of scientists from The New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory and CUMC has developed a technique that may prevent the inheritance of mitochondrial diseases in children.
Source:Time MagazineDecember 7, 2012
Chromosomal microarray, which compares a fetus' DNA to that of a normal genome, should be offered to all expectant mothers, say CUMC researchers.
- December 7, 2012
A new genetic test may help detect abnormalities in 40% more cases of stillbirth - co-authored by Columbia's Dr. Brynn Levy.
- December 5, 2012
A new genetic test, microarray, found significantly more clinically relevant information than the standard method - results in NEJM.
- November 15, 2012
Link between kidney defects and neurodevelopmental delays in kids
- October 11, 2012
Mechanisms underlying SMA found
Source:Time MagazineAugust 21, 2012
Increasingly, research finds that exposure to anesthesia in early childhood may have long-term effects on kids’ brain development.
Source:The New York TimesAugust 9, 2012
Encouraging clinical trial results for microarray, a new prenatal test that can detect more genetic problems than ever before.