Biochemical Genetic Medicine Clinic

The UCSF Biochemical Genetic Medicine Clinic provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, disease management, genetic counseling and education for people affected by inherited metabolic and neurological diseases. We care for children, adults and families throughout Northern California and in surrounding communities.

Patients benefit from access to our broad range of specialists, many of them leaders in the fields of genetics, neurology and metabolic disorders.

Doctor referral required

Our locations

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    Decorative Caduceus

    Safety and Dose-Finding Study of DTX301 (scAAV8OTC) in Adults With Late-Onset OTC Deficiency

    A Phase 1/2, open-label dose-finding safety study of single ascending doses of DTX301 in adults with late-onset OTC Deficiency

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Longitudinal Study of Urea Cycle Disorders

    Urea cycle disorders (UCD) are a group of rare inherited metabolism disorders. Infants and children with UCD commonly experience episodes of vomiting, lethargy, and coma. The purpose of this study is to perform a lon...

    Recruiting

    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Best in the West for neurology and neurosurgery

    • n3-2x

      Ranked No. 3 in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery

    Support services

    Patient Resource

    Case Management and Social Work

    Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.

    Class

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class

    This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.

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    Patient Relations

    We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.

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    Spiritual Care Services

    Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.

    International Services

    If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
    treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.

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    Interpreters

    UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
    English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.

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    Hospital Stays

    Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
    Zion.

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    Preparing for your appointment

    What to Bring

    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Recent test results related to your condition
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

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