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Laboratory Medicine Research Programs


The UCSF Department of Laboratory Medicine is consistently ranked among the top academic research programs in Clinical Pathology and advanced diagnostic technologies at the national and international levels. The Department emphasizes both basic science and translational research across multiple disciplines with laboratories funded through NIH grants, research foundations, and collaborations with industry. The faculty are integrated with a variety of UCSF graduate programs as well as specialized research institutes, clinical and translational research enterprises, and state of-the-art programs ranging from advanced genome diagnostics and pharmacogenomics to stem cell biology and beyond.

Major Research Themes

Hematology/Stem Cell Biology

Transfusion Medicine


Cancer Genetics

Infectious Diseases

Metabolic Disorders

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