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American Museum of Natural History video features research of Esteban Burchard
By UCSF School of Pharmacy Editorial Staff / Thu Apr 4, 2013
“Genes and Health: Moving Beyond Race,” shows how Burchard’s lab is using differences in the ancestry of asthma patients to help find genetic variations contributing to the disorder, the most common chronic disease in children.
Burchard is a faculty member in the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, a joint department of the UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine.
About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy is a premier graduate-level academic organization dedicated to improving health through precise therapeutics. It succeeds through innovative research, by educating PharmD health professional and PhD science students, and by caring for the therapeutics needs of patients while exploring innovative new models of patient care. The School was founded in 1872 as the first pharmacy school in the American West. It is an integral part of UC San Francisco, a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide.