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Columbia University Irving Medical Center has been selected by the National Organization for Rare Disorders to join a national network aimed at improving patient care for people with rare diseases.
Columbia research finds that some cases of OCD are caused by damaging gene variants that, while rare, provide a needed starting point for the development of better therapeutics.
A new analysis of almost 10,000 patients found that tumors could be stratified into 112 subtypes regardless of the cancer’s origin.
Adam Bass, MD, will join the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center as founding director of the Center for Precision Cancer Medicine and director of gastrointestinal oncology.
- May 15, 2020
Lowering testosterone may prevent the new coronavirus from entering lung cells and lessen COVID-19 severity, new Columbia University research suggests. A trial has now begun in three VA hospitals.
- April 2, 2020
Based on the book by Columbia oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee, the documentary also features Wendy Chung, David Goldstein, Samuel Sternberg, and Nancy Wexler. The two-part series airs April 7 and 14.
- April 30, 2019
In a series of new articles, Columbia physicians and researchers offer insight into the power and pitfalls of precision medicine in clinical practice.
- February 1, 2019
A study from Columbia University researchers suggests that DNA sequencing can help diagnose the underlying genetic causes of fetal anomalies found during prenatal ultrasounds.
- December 26, 2018
DNA sequencing can be used to identify the underlying genetic cause of many rare types of chronic kidney disease, leading to better treatment, finds a new study from Columbia University.
- July 5, 2018
New software may speed genetic diagnoses by automatically reviewing physician notes in electronic health records to identify candidate genes.
- May 17, 2018
Researchers estimate the heritability of hundreds of diseases by looking at electronic health data in a completely new way.