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A new study of a single-celled organism with 16,000 tiny chromosomes may shed light on a recently discovered feature of the human genome.
A study shows that one in 7 kidney donor-recipient pairs may have a type of genetic incompatibility that leads to organ rejection.
A new study suggests that providers make the same number of wrong-patient errors regardless of the number of electronic patient records they could have open at a time.
Columbia engineers and surgeons show that new salvage methods can recondition severely damaged lungs to meet transplantation criteria and could make more lungs available for patients.
- July 14, 2016
Columbia University has received a $58.4 million grant from the NIH's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences to expand its work in translational research.
- July 12, 2016
According to a new report published in JAMA Oncology, women with BRCA1 mutations have a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of uterine cancer.
- June 6, 2016
Using a systems biology approach, scientists uncover important general principles of glioblastoma tumor evolution.
- June 6, 2016
An international observational study led by Columbia University researchers has uncovered widespread differences in the treatment of patients with common chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and depression.
- June 1, 2016
Columbia oncologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about why he wrote his latest book, "The Gene: An Intimate History."
- April 25, 2016
For some types of autism, gastrointestinal problems may originate from the same genetic changes that lead to the behavioral and social characteristics of the condition.