Christine Kim Garcia Lab

at Columbia University Irving Medical Center


Welcome! Dr. Christine Kim Garcia is the Frode-Jensen Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Her laboratory studies the genetic basis of lung disease, including pulmonary fibrosis. She is the Associate Division Chief of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, a member of the Center for Human Genetics and Genomic Medicine and an affiliate of the Institute for Genomic Medicine.


Biavati M, Kozlitina J, Alder AC, Foglia R, McColl RW, Peshock RM, Kelly Jr RE and Garcia CK. Prevalence of Pectus Excavatum in an Adult Population-Based Cohort Estimated from Radiographic Indices of Chest Wall Shape. PLoS One. 2020 May 7; 15(5):e023255. PMID:  32379835.

Newton CA, Oldham JM, Ley B, Anand V, Adegunsoye A, Liu G, Batra K, Torrealba J, Kozlitina Newton CA, Zhang D, Oldham JM, Kozlitina J, Ma S-F, Martinez JF, Raghu G, Noth I and Garcia CK. Telomere Length and Use of Immunosuppressive Medications in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Am. J. Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Aug 1; 200(3):336-347. PMID: 30566847.