Search All News
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.
- May 29, 2013
A study of children born with severe heart defects has found that at least 10 percent of cases stem from genetic mutations that occur spontaneously early in development.
- May 23, 2013
Allergens? No. Inflammation? No. An over-active gene that interrupts lipid synthesis appears to be the cause of 20-30% childhood asthma cases.
- May 20, 2013
New computational tool translates complex data into 2-dimensional images; may allow doctors to track cancer progression.
- April 9, 2013
The largest genome-wide search for Alzheimer’s genes in African-Americans has found that African-Americans with a variant of the ABCA7 gene have almost double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
- February 19, 2013
Dr. Carla Shatz Honored With the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology
- January 8, 2013
Increasing leptin-signaling may relieve asthma in obese people: new research results from CUMC’s Dr. Gerard Karsenty.
- December 20, 2012
Two Treatments for RP Closer to Clinical Trials
- December 19, 2012
A team of scientists from The New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory and CUMC has developed a technique that may prevent the inheritance of mitochondrial diseases in children.