Columbia oncologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about why he wrote his latest book, "The Gene: An Intimate History."
The Columbia Combined Cancer Panel has been granted full approval by the New York State Department of Health.
A rare eye disorder marked by color blindness, light sensitivity, and other vision problems can result from a newly discovered gene mutation identified by an international research team, including scientists from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). The findings could lead to new, targeted treatments for this form of color blindness.
A significant proportion of children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have unsuspected chromosomal imbalances, including DNA anomalies that have been linked to neurocognitive disorders.
Using advanced DNA sequencing methods, researchers have identified a new gene that is associated with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease.