Precision Medicine Vision

Precision medicine is medical diagnosis, prevention and treatment based on an individual’s variation in genes, environment, and lifestyle. Knowledge of an individual’s personal genome allows us to make informed decisions about the best medical care available, for that person. From fundamental discoveries to the clinic, Columbia... Read more

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Projects Clinical Delivery

January 15, 2016

Ophthalmology is a promising specialty for implementing Precision Medicine because of the eye’s amenability to intervention and the significant human and economic burdens it incurs.

Projects Clinical Delivery

January 7, 2016

Since 2013, Columbia University physicians have taken a leading role in pioneering non-invasive prenatal screening, through expanded parental carrier screening for inherited disorders, and direct screening for chromosomal abnormalities.

Projects Clinical Delivery

October 12, 2015

Rare and undiagnosed diseases impose a substantial medical, financial, and psychosocial burden on patients and families. Patients may remain undiagnosed for many years despite being seriously ill.

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Jonathan Pritchard 

Professor in the Departments of Genetics and Biology at Stanford University and an Investigator in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute