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Categories: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity in medical research is a long way off, study shows

Despite Congressional mandates aimed at diversifying clinical research, little has changed in the last 30 years in both the numbers of studies that include minorities and the diversity of scientists being funded, according to a new analysis by researchers at UC San Francisco.

Burchard commentary calls for more diversity in biomedical research

Authoring the lead commentary in the current special issue of Nature devoted to diversity, School faculty member Esteban Burchard, MD, MPH, asserts that the clinical and biomedical research infrastructure “needs to be retooled” to include more diverse patient populations in studies.

Diversity in Mexico

Burchard explores asthma risk in Latinos

What began as a fascination with fish when he was a child eventually led Esteban Burchard, MD to study genetic differences behind asthma risk.

Genotyping could lead to stereotyping

While tailoring medications to a group's genetic ancestry can be important, scientists warn that these generalizations might also be misleading.

Five pharmacy women at Mission Bay

By early spring 2004, five female scientists from the UCSF School of Pharmacy will have moved to Mission Bay, the University of California San Francisco's new 43-acre research campus.

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