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20 years chasing the genetic roots of asthma

The UCSF Asthma Collaboratory celebrates 20 years of research on genetic factors in asthma.

UCSF lab sends filters to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Burchard Lab colleagues step up to help residents of the island get fresh water.

Burchard Lab study finds most asthma research may not apply to African American children

Results from the largest single study of the genetic and environmental causes of asthma in African American children suggest that only a tiny fraction of known genetic risk factors for the disease apply to this population.