UCSF

Topics and Expertise: targeted therapies

Emily Mrig, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor

I am a member of the Center for Translational and Policy Research on Precision Medicine (TRANSPERS). I am interested in the ways that insurance coverage and health policy shape differential access and uptake of precision medicine. I am particularly interested in applying my research towards efforts...

Kathryn Phillips, PhD

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.

Phillips awarded $5 Million NCI grant to study personalized medicine

The wider world use of medical tests and treatments based on individual genetic differences is the focus of a new, US$5 million research program funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and led by UCSF School of Pharmacy health economist Kathryn Phillips,