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Study on roots of asthma hints at potential of ‘birth cohort’ project

By studying the health of Puerto Ricans from birth, researchers hope to discover more about causes of asthma.

UCSF lab sends filters to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

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

Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH

Professor

I am a physician-scientist with training in pulmonary medicine, genetics, and epidemiology. My research and academic interests center on identifying disease risk factors specific to racial groups, most especially those related to asthma and drug response. I am engaged in a new, international field...