New software may speed genetic diagnoses by automatically reviewing physician notes in electronic health records to identify candidate genes.
New genetic findings should help researchers uncover how MacTel, a disease of the retina, develops and how to design therapies to prevent loss of vision.
Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian research has shown that several genes implicated in rare forms of pediatric epilepsy also contribute to common forms of the disorder.
Columbia University researchers have created a user-friendly program that rapidly predicts which genes are implicated in an individual’s cancer and recommends treatments.
Gene mutations that affect drug metabolism may explain higher hospitalization rates for some older adults taking multiple medications.
Expanded prenatal genetic testing may increase the detection of carriers for a variety of potentially serious conditions.