Overturning an assumption in the field of genetic prion diseases, it turns out that disease does not appear at younger ages with each succeeding generation, according to a paper published on October 2 in the American Journal of Human Genetics by Michael Geschwind, MD, PhD, associate professor of neurology with UCSF’s Memory and Aging Center, and colleagues.
UCSF recently hosted a discussion at its Mission Bay campus about the topic of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing.
Clinical Laboratories at UCSF Medical Center have entered into a partnership with UCLA to have their laboratories perform exome sequencing for inherited disorders on UCSF patients, effective April 14.
UC San Francisco's Jonathan Ostrem, PhD, and David Weinberg, PhD, have been acknowledged in Forbes magazine’s “30 under 30” list for their contributions to science and healthcare.
UCSF’s Yuet Wai Kan, an internationally recognized leader in the field of human genetics, will be honored at the Personalized Medicine World Conference, PMWC 2014, to be held in January 2014 in Silicon Valley.