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.
College of Physicians & Surgeons Dean Lee Goldman discusses his new book, which examines the role DNA plays in attempting to treat diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.
Wayne Frankel, the newest member of the Institute for Genomic Medicine, says recent advances in gene discovery and editing are illuminating epilepsy.
P&S researcher Wendy Chung and colleagues find genetic mutations that explain why many children with congenital heart disease also have neurodevelopmental disorders.
Funding from the ALS Association and the Tow Foundation will be used by the New York Genome Center to determine the entire genetic sequence of people with ALS who donated their tissues after death.
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.