Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm.
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.
Two Columbia University Medical Center faculty members were present today when President Obama provided details of the precision medicine initiative he announced during this year’s State of the Union address.
Biogen Idec and Columbia University Medical Center have formed a $30 million strategic alliance to conduct genetics discovery research on the underlying causes of disease and to identify new treatment approaches.