Studies answer an old debate in developmental biology: How do cells destined to form a particular tissue or structure remember what they’re supposed to be?
Solving a 60-year-old medical mystery, a team led by Columbia researchers has discovered what causes kidney and urinary tract defects in people with DiGeorge syndrome.
The 2016 Horwitz Prize winners studied how molecules can regulate the structure, behavior, and activity of DNA without modifying its genetic code.
Expanded prenatal genetic testing may increase the detection of carriers for a variety of potentially serious conditions.
When injected into older animals, a hormone made by the skeleton of young animals dramatically improves exercise capacity, a new Columbia study finds.
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.