Category: Press Release

Making Impact in ALS Research

A recent NBC Nightly News report showcased the impact of funds raised through the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, including The ALS Association’s ongoing support of NYGC’s Center for Genomics of Neurodegenerative Disease (CGND) to advance collaborative ALS research. The CGND’s latest research includes working with global collaborators to develop a multidimensional gene expression atlas that […]

Cheryl A. Moore Named to Crain’s List of Notable Women in Health Care

Cheryl A. Moore, President and Chief Operating Officer of the New York Genome Center (NYGC), has been named to the Crain’s New York Business list of 2019 Notable Women in Health Care. Now in its second year, the publication’s listing celebrates an industry uniquely shaped by women. Honorees include exceptional clinical and administrative leaders, entrepreneurs, […]

White House Announces Dr. Neville Sanjana Receives Presidential Early Career Award 

Neville Sanjana, PhD, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Dr. Sanjana is a Core Faculty Member at the New York Genome Center (NYGC) and holds a joint appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at NYU and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and […]

Genotyping of Transcriptomes (GoT): New Tool Further Dissects Cancer Complexity

NEW YORK, NY (July 3, 2019) — Single-cell RNA sequencing is a powerful tool to dissect cancer complexity, but surface markers to distinguish between normal and cancer cells, or between subclones of cancer cell mutations, are often missing. Enter GoT, or Genotyping of Transcriptomes, a new genomic method a new genomic method developed in a […]

New York Genome Center Awarded $1.5M Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Grant To Develop Integrative Single-Cell Analysis Toolkit for the Human Cell Atlas Project

Combining multimodal methods to identify disease-causing genes of interest and extract more information at significantly reduced cost NEW YORK, NY (June 21, 2019) – Scientists at the New York Genome Center (NYGC) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have been awarded a $1.5 million collaborative grant over three years from the Chan […]

New York Genome Center Receives $125 Million Gift

Simons Foundation and The Carson Family Charitable Trust Make Transformational Joint Gift to Support the Center’s Growth and Research in Autism, ALS, Dementia and Cancer NEW YORK, NY (May 23, 2019) – The New York Genome Center (NYGC) today announced a combined $125 million gift from the Simons Foundation and The Carson Family Charitable Trust. […]