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A new study finds that regulatory gene variants can affect the severity of a genetic disease among people with the same protein-coding mutation.
Lorraine S. Symington, PhD, the Harold S. Ginsberg Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
A new computer algorithm deciphers DNA’s most well-kept secrets and may help researchers find hidden links between genes and disease.
- 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.
- February 12, 2014
CUMC researchers have found direct evidence of a link between prenatal vitamin A deficiency and postnatal airway hyperresponsiveness, a hallmark of asthma.
- January 21, 2014
Common type of leukemia may start with a change in bone cells.
- January 16, 2014
Dr. Lawrence Lustig, formerly of UCSF, named chair of Otolaryngology at CUMC
- January 10, 2014
Christine Ann Denny has developed new tools that can identify specific memories in the brain and why memory sometimes fails.