Researchers at Columbia Medical Center made a new discovery into the workings of the Alzheimer’s–a disease that affects nearly 1 in 9 Americans over the age of 65. Published in the journal Neuron, their research explains how a protein called Tau Alzheimer’s patients wander. Katherine Sullivan has more.
Forensic DNA familial DNA search – should it be banned in NYC? Uptown Radio’s Katherine Sullivan reports from a rally at City Hall.
The introduction of forensic DNA testing fundamentally changed criminal investigations, and has even led to exonerations for some wrongfully convicted. But a controversial method of DNA testing–Familial DNA–is under debate in the state. Katherine Sullivan went to City Hall today to hear arguments about whether New York should allow the practice.
A week after intense and widespread protests against President Trump’s “Muslim Ban”, Students and faculty at Columbia Medical Center are taking a stand of their own. This afternoon, local
politicians joined student leaders in front of the 168th Street campus to show support for their Muslim and immigrant community members. Katherine Sullivan has the story.