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UCSF Names First-Ever Chief Biobank Officer

Rohit Gupta will oversee UCSF BIOS, a program focused on providing a comprehensive infrastructure for the “life cycle” of human research biospecimens and enhancing their use in the life sciences.

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Targeting the Microbiome Could Improve Parkinson’s Therapy

Research identifies enzymes produced by two different bacterial species that work together to digest L-Dopa in the human gut. Blocking one of these bacterial enzymes could significantly boost the drug’s efficacy in these patients.