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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.
A new study finds that regulatory gene variants can affect the severity of a genetic disease among people with the same protein-coding mutation.
- 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.
- 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.