genetic disease

The importance of understanding your family's medical history

By uclahealth • November 29, 2020
“Everything goes back to my grandmother. She passed away from kidney failure. My mom (left) has it, my sister has it and I have it,” says 27-­‐year-­‐old Antonio Negrite, who has Alport’s syndrome, a genetic disease that leads to kidney failure. “My older brother, [...]
By uclahealth • July 6, 2015