Vision researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have discovered a gene that causes myopia, but only in people who spend a lot of time in childhood reading or doing other “nearwork.”
An automated speech analysis program correctly differentiated between at-risk young people who developed psychosis over a two-and-a-half year period and those who did not.
Klinefelter syndrome is the most common disorder of the male sex chromosomes, yet is rarely diagnosed in children. A new assessment tool is being developed by researchers at Columbia to help pediatricians detect the physical traits of the syndrome.
Biogen, the ALS Association, and Columbia University Medical Center have announced a new collaboration to better understand the differences and commonalities in the ALS disease process and how genes influence the clinical features of the disease.
Researchers have developed a computer algorithm that is helping scientists see how drugs produce pharmacological effects inside the body.
A unique summer program, now in its 14th year, strives to attract more diversity to ranks of biomedical scientists. Two alumni of the program are currently studying at Columbia