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Columbia researchers have uncovered an array of new genes that cause stillbirth, significantly increasing the understanding of the genetic foundations of a common, but little studied, condition.
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.
By participating in one of the world’s largest genetic studies, New Yorkers will help bring precision medicine to their communities, Columbia’s David Goldstein explains.
- August 16, 2016
Expanded prenatal genetic testing may increase the detection of carriers for a variety of potentially serious conditions.
- 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."
- April 25, 2016
For some types of autism, gastrointestinal problems may originate from the same genetic changes that lead to the behavioral and social characteristics of the condition.
- 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.
- October 2, 2015
Funding from the ALS Association and the Tow Foundation will be used by the New York Genome Center to determine the entire genetic sequence of people with ALS who donated their tissues after death.