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The latest advance in radiation therapy—using AI to adjust treatments as needed—is now available for select cancer patients at Columbia University Irving Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian.
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.
- June 1, 2016
Columbia oncologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about why he wrote his latest book, "The Gene: An Intimate History."
- January 26, 2016
College of Physicians & Surgeons Dean Lee Goldman discusses his new book, which examines the role DNA plays in attempting to treat diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.
- January 12, 2016
Wayne Frankel, the newest member of the Institute for Genomic Medicine, says recent advances in gene discovery and editing are illuminating epilepsy.
- December 9, 2015
P&S researcher Wendy Chung and colleagues find genetic mutations that explain why many children with congenital heart disease also have neurodevelopmental disorders.
- December 4, 2015
As part of a nationwide NIH research program, a group of CUMC researchers will begin incorporating genomic information into electronic health records of thousands of patients.
- October 22, 2015
- August 10, 2015
In the New England Journal of Medicine, two public health scholars write about the increasing focus nationally on precision medicine.
- March 26, 2015
Nearly 50 years after the “war on cancer” was declared in the United States, precision medicine is changing the face of cancer research.
- March 19, 2015
At a special event at Columbia, oncologists and scientists will discuss how new research is changing the way cancer is being treated.