Precision Medicine

UCSF Names First-Ever Chief Biobank Officer

New Position Underscores Fundamental Role of Biobanking in Research and Precision Medicine

By Shelley Wong via

Unlocking the potential in biospecimens for medical breakthroughs is among the cornerstones of precision medicine. Signaling its continued commitment to pioneering research, UC San Francisco has appointed Rohit Gupta as its inaugural Chief Biobank Officer (CBO). His appointment, which follows a national search, is effective June 19.

UC Advances Medical Research Through Trust

UCSF and EngageUC lead efforts to further research with remnant biosamples after gaining informed patient consent.

Experts Discuss Personalized Medicine and Gene Discoveries at UCSF

The now-annual symposium was convened to honor the late Charles J. Epstein, MD, a pioneer in the study and treatment of Down syndrome and other genetic diseases.