About Us

The Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) is establishing a cohesive, Columbia-wide research and teaching environment for human genetics and genomics. Working with the university and our partners, IGM is driving innovation in genomic medicine through vibrant research, clinical applications and outreach efforts. Our genetics environment offers the benefits of scale and expertise that facilitates the integration of genomic analysis across the Columbia community.


  • Ali Gharavi, MD

    • Interim Director
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  • Jessica Burns

    • Departmental Administrator, Institute for Genomic Medicine
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  • David Goldstein, PhD

    • Founding Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine
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