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School faculty members argue for the responsible use of genetic ancestry in health care

Burchard and Oni-Orisan contribute to two opinion pieces grappling with issues of race and inequity in medicine

Genomes from over 50,000 people to help bring precision medicine to all

Collaborative effort ensures precision medicine will be based on the genetics of a diverse pool of people

Jeroen Jansen, PhD

Associate Professor

I am a member of the Center for Translational and Policy Research on Personalized Medicine (TRANSPERS). I work on applied and methods research to understand the clinical and economic value of drugs and other health technologies.

Amelia Deitchman, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor

My research seeks to inform novel therapeutic strategies to cure HIV through better understanding of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of individual and combinations of candidate drugs. Based out of the UCSF Drug Research Unit (DRU), I work with a multidisciplinary team of clinicians-scientists...

Michael Douglas

TRANSPERS Program Manager

As program manager for the Center for Translational and Policy Research on Personalized Medicine (TRANSPERS), my work focuses on the value of new technologies and how to most effectively and efficiently implement them into health care, with a particular focus on personalized (or precision) medicine...

Asthma drug response in racially diverse children

“Whole genome sequencing of pharmacogenetic drug response in racially diverse children with asthma” has been published by the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (ARJCCM).

Burchard leads call for diversity in research workforce

The photograph of Martin Luther King Jr. hanging on the wall of the Asthma Collaboratory lab in UC San Francisco’s Rock Hall serves a reminder to all who toil there, purifying DNA samples or analyzing genetic, social or environmental data that their research is also part of a dream of equality and...

Classroom pharmacogenetics, post-hospital medications, and post-brain-surgery drugs take top honors

Studies of pharmacogenetics testing of pharmacy students as a teaching tool, an improved system to resolve medication issues after patients go home from the hospital, and the prophylactic use of an antiseizure drug for brain surgery patients took top honors at the Department of Clinical Pharmacy...

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.

UCSF School of Pharmacy leads in NIH funding for 36th year in a row

For the 36th consecutive year, the UCSF School of Pharmacy has received more funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) than any other pharmacy school in the United States.

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