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Scientists from around the world attended a symposium at Columbia to celebrate the 80th birthday of Tom Maniatis and his contributions to the field of molecular biology.
In the GUARDIAN study, the genomes of newborns are being scanned to identify children who have one of hundreds of treatable and preventable rare genetic conditions before symptoms emerge.
- 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.
- November 18, 2013
Columbia has honored Philipp E. Scherer, PhD for helping usher in a new understanding of fat and its role in diabetes and other metabolic diseases.
- September 11, 2013
A new genetic test may help determine which men with early prostate cancer can avoid surgery or other invasive treatment.
- August 21, 2013
High-risk pregnant women being recruited for a clinical trial that aims to give parents detailed information about genetic abnormalities found in utero.
- August 13, 2013
Two Columbia faculty are part of a 61-member international research team that discovered 25 epilepsy-causing mutations in new and previously identified genes.
- July 24, 2013
Study published in New England Journal of Medicine finds druggable target for rare fatal lung disease, a form of pulmonary hypertension.
- July 24, 2013
Key molecular pathways that lead to Alzheimer's identified—a new approach to Alzheimer’s research; several potential drug targets highlighted.
- July 17, 2013
Mutation linked to congenital urinary tract defects identified.