Division of Medical Genetics
Medical Genetics at UCSD 

Welcome to Medical Genetics

Recent advances in genomics and systems biology have provided a powerful new platform for biomedical and translational research, with the potential to transform clinical practice. The Division of Genetics brings together UC San Diego's world-renowned strengths in biomedicine, basic and clinical science, pharmacology, bioengineering and computer science to accelerate discovery and translation in genetics and genomic medicine.

Our faculty are at the forefront of ground-breaking research in understanding the genetic basis of health and disease. Read more...

 Latest News 

Keith Vaux, MD, Is Interim Division Chief

July 2014 - Interim division chief Keith K. Vaux, MD, is Professor of Clinical Medicine and Assistant Dean, Medical Education in the UCSD School of Medicine ... more

CTRI Helps Launch Career of Bioengineer Hannah Carter

November 22, 2013 - With support from UC San Diego's Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI), bioengineer Hannah Carter, PhD, received the highly prestigious NIH Early Independence Award and recently began her transition to a junior faculty position ... read more

Drug Treatment Corrects Autism Symptoms in Mouse Model

March 15, 2013 - Study results from the Naviaux laboratory - news stories in MailOnline, ScienceDaily, Autism Speaks

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