Medical Genetics and Genomics Clinic

The UCSF Medical Genetics and Genomics Clinic evaluates patients who are at risk for or may have either a genetic syndrome or a disorder with a genetic component. We see both adults and children. Many of our patients have birth defects or developmental delays.

Doctor referral required

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    An Efficacy and Safety Study of Palovarotene for the Treatment of MO

    This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study comparing the safety and efficacy of 2 dosage regimens of palovarotene versus placebo in preventing disease progression in pediatric subjects with multiple...


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    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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    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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    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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    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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