Genetics and genomics have a wealth of translational and educational opportunities.
Genomic Medicine Initiative (GMI)
A UCSF-wide effort to transition the latest techniques from the research community into patient care and give patients access to international experts in genomic medicine. See Resources on the GMI site for many more learning opportunities.
Provided by the U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM), Clinical Trials is a registry and results database of privately and publicly supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. The purpose of ClinicalTrials is to provide easy access to information on a wide range of diseases and conditions.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
The mission of the hospital is to care, heal, teach and discover through the best possible practices.
Medical Genetics Organizations
Genetic Testing Registry (GTR)
The GTR advances public health and research into the genetic basis of health and disease. It provides a central location for voluntary submission of information on genetics and testing.
Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR)
The ORDR supports research that works to help patients who have any one of the approximately 7,000 rare diseases known today as part of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.
Orphanet is a portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. It aims to help improve the diagnosis, care, and treatment of patients with rare diseases.
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
ASHG is a tremendous professional organization for human genetics specialists worldwide. It works to advance human genetics in science, health and society through excellence in research, education, and advocacy.
UCSF Biomedical Sciences (BMS) Graduate Program
A graduate group that serves UCSF students in many fields including genetics.
UCSF Training and Advancement
The CTSI is a hub for training opportunities and grant information.
UCSF Postdoc Office
Comprehensive information for postdocs at UCSF.