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Mapping the DNA sequence of Ashkenazi Jews

Led by Itsik Pe'er, associate professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, a team of researchers has created a data resource that will improve genomic research in the Ashkenazi Jewish population ...

Sep 09, 2014
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New computational model can predict breast cancer survival

Columbia Engineering researchers, led by Dimitris Anastassiou, Charles Batchelor Professor in Electrical Engineering and member of the Columbia Initiative in Systems Biology, have developed a new computational model that ...

Apr 17, 2013
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Shedding new light on infant brain development

(Medical Xpress)—A new study by Columbia Engineering researchers finds that the infant brain does not control its blood flow in the same way as the adult brain. The paper, which the scientists say could ...

Feb 18, 2013
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What is the best way to measure obesity?

(Medical Xpress)—Weight divided by height squared. The simple formula known as body mass index, or BMI, is used every day by doctors, researchers and others to determine who among us is obese, and therefore ...

Jan 07, 2013
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