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Medical Genetics

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 Medical 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.

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Honors and Publications

GenomeSpace "Recipes" Help Biologists Interpret Genomic Data - UC San Diego press release covers publication of Nature Medicine report announcing creation of GenomeSpace by Dr. Jill Mesirov and coworkers.

Jill P. Mesirov Appointed Associate Vice Chancellor for Computational Health Sciences - UC San Diego press release announces recruitment of Dr. Jill Mesirov, who is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Medical Genetics.

Interim division chief Keith Vaux, MD, has been named new Chief Editor for Genetics/Genomic Medicine for Medscape/E-Medicine/WebMD, the leading health portal in the United States with 156 million unique visitors per month.

Professor Trey Ideker, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the United States.

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