UCSF

Tagged: personalized/precision medicine

Tumor analysis, prediction of transplant complications, and management of blood potassium levels take top honors at annual seminar

The Gary Rifkind Awards recognize and celebrate clinical pharmacy research.

Ahituv, Kaiser Permanente study identifies genetic susceptibility for hernia

Research in the lab of UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Nadav Ahituv, PhD, in collaboration with the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and others, has identified variations at four locations in the genome underlying risk for the most common type of abdominal hernia.

Giacomini to lead largest study of genetic, ethnic differences in effectiveness of leading diabetes drug

In people with type 2 diabetes, the body is less able to use the hormone insulin to regulate blood sugar. The disease affects 350 million patients globally—including 29 million in the United States, where it is the leading cause of blindness, kidney failure, and non-accident-related amputations.

Kathryn Phillips, PhD

Phillips
Professor

My work focuses on the translation of new technologies into improved patient outcomes, particularly the translation of personalized/precision medicine—targeting health care interventions to patients based on their genetics—into clinical care and health policy.