genetics

19-year-old UCLA Health patient will give a benefit concert for the Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy this summer

By uclahealth • May 11, 2021

Learn more about Huntington's disease

By Ask the Doctors • April 23, 2021

‘Prostate cancer responds very well to a higher daily dose radiation delivered precisely and with expertise,’ says UCLA Health's Dr. Amar U. Kishan

By uclahealth • April 9, 2021

A mother of 3 reflects on her children's battle against a one-in-a-million genetic disorder

By uclahealth • March 1, 2021

Toddler Sofija Markuljevic received the life-saving treatment after traveling to the U.S. with her family and doctor

By uclahealth • January 29, 2021

The importance of understanding your family's medical history

By uclahealth • November 29, 2020

'It is really important to have educated and compassionate counselors who can help you understand how cancer can run in families,' says Mariana Niell-Swiller.

By uclahealth • November 9, 2020

Why does COVID-19 affect people differently? Read here

By Tiare Dunlap • August 21, 2020

“It’s incredible to see the city of Los Angeles recognize ovarian cancer and bring awareness to this,” says Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, MD/PhD, director of the Gynecology Oncology Discovery Laboratory at UCLA Health.

“Ovarian cancer awareness is a cause that’s very near and dear to my heart. It’s something that [...]

By uclahealth • September 26, 2019
  Research on the human genome has revealed that nearly all diseases have a genetic component caused by gene mutations present at birth or the interaction between genes and the environment. This research has given rise to genetic tests that help diagnose, predict risk and guide treatment [...]
By uclahealth • November 8, 2018