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...

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Drs. Keith Vaux and Trey Ideker are coauthors of a Science paper on hereditary spastic paraplegia: Exome sequencing links corticospinal motor neuron disease to common neurodegenerative disorders. (Abstract and full text are UC San Diego only)

Dr. Ideker is senior author and Dr. Hannah Carter a coauthor of a Nature Genetics report: Multi-tiered genomic analysis of head and neck cancer ties TP53 mutation to 3p loss.  (Full text is UC San Diego only)

Dr. Ideker is senior author and postdoctoral fellow Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis, PhD, the coauthor of an essay in CellSiri of the cell: what biology could learn from the iPhone. (Free text is at PubMed Central)

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