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.
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have created a way to develop personalized gene therapies for patients with retinitis pigmentosa, a leading cause of vision loss.
By switching off a single gene, Columbia scientists have converted human gastrointestinal cells into insulin-producing cells.
Researchers discovered how common obesity gene contributes to weight gain
Common type of leukemia may start with a change in bone cells.
CUMC researchers have clarified three fundamental issues about Alzheimer’s: where it starts, why it starts there, and how it spreads.