October 2, 2017

Joachim Frank Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Joachim Frank shares the Nobel Prize with two other scientists for inventing a new and more powerful method of capturing 3D images of biological molecules in atomic detail.
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August 11, 2017

Reimagining Health Care with Precision Biochemistry Research

Studies underway at Columbia University by researchers Brent Stockwell and Ruben Gonzalez could change the fate of millions of patients who die every year because existing drugs fail to treat them.
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August 10, 2017

New Technique Searches ‘Dark Genome’ for Disease Mutations

‘Orion,’ a technique developed by Columbia University scientists and their colleagues, will help researchers identify disease-causing mutations in patients when current methods come up dry.
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July 5, 2017

Precision Genomics Laboratory Established at CUMC

The Institute for Genomic Medicine and the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology are pleased to announce the formation of a new initiative designed to enhance constitutional genomic diagnostics, research, and education at Columbia University Medical Center.
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April 19, 2017

New Study Uncovers First Genetic Clues to Rare Eye Disease

Genes that cause MacTel–a rare disease of the retina–remain elusive, but a new study from an international team of researchers has narrowed the search. The researchers combed through the genomes of more than 450 patients and identified five small regions of the genome where MacTel genes are likely to reside.
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