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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.
- September 23, 2014
David Goldstein, PhD, will join Columbia University as professor of genetics and development in the College of Physicians and Surgeons and director of a new Institute for Genomic Medicine in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian, effective January 1, 2015.
- September 15, 2014
A study that revealed the origins of the Askhenazi Jewish population will advance personalized medicine.
- August 17, 2014
Columbia researchers identify immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with alopecia areata and restore hair growth with an FDA-approved drug
- July 17, 2014
A new study, involving roundworms, shows that starvation induces specific changes in so-called small RNAs and that these changes are inherited through at least three consecutive generations, without any DNA involvement.
- July 7, 2014
Columbia is part of a new consortium to identify rare genetic variants that may protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.
- June 9, 2014
A new study measures the risk of developing Parkinson's for people with Gaucher disease and Gaucher carriers.
- May 22, 2014
Researchers discovered how common obesity gene contributes to weight gain
- March 21, 2014
New way to classify gum disease may allow for earlier detection of severe cases before loss of teeth and bone occurs.