Garcia Laboratory

Principal Investigator
Christine Kim Garcia, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Division
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Location and Contact Information:
Black Building Room BB9-905
650 West 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032
(212) 304-7658
Administrator: Josephine Melendez

The Garcia pulmonary genetics laboratory is located in the Black Building on the Columbia University Medical Center campus in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. We are a laboratory dedicated to discovering the genetic drivers of lung disease; to translating these findings to positively affect patients; and to using animal models to better understand disease pathogenesis.

Ongoing Projects

Genetics of Pulmonary Fibrosis
Translating Genetic Discoveries to Patient Care
Models of Disease



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About Dr. Garcia

Dr. Christine Garcia received her medical and doctoral degrees from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. She continued as a trainee at UT Southwestern and was a member of its faculty from 2005 through 2018. In October 2018, she became the Frode-Jensen Professor in Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and moved her laboratory from Dallas to New York City.