Pui-Yan Kwok, MD, PhD

Pui-Yan Kwok, MD, PhD

Co-Director

Faculty Profile

Pui-Yan Kwok, MD, PhD is a board certified dermatologist and member of the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics and UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute.  As Co-Director, Dr. Kwok’s roles include: defining the scope of the GMI, resource allocation, and facilitating collaborations between academic units, clinical services, researchers and care providers.

Neil Risch, PhD

Neil Risch, PhD

Co-Director

Faculty Profile

Neil Risch, PhD is the Lamond Family Foundation Distinguished Professor in Human Genetics and Director of the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics and Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF. As Co-Director, Risch roles include: leading broad genomic studies at UCSF, defining areas for innovation, and facilitating collaborations between clinicians and researchers.

Scientific Leaders

Abul Abbas

Abul Abbas, MBBS
Director of Pathology
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Synergy of Pathology and GMI testing, Pathology resource allocation, interdepartmental collaboration.

Boris Bastian, MD, PhD

Boris Bastian, MD, PhD
Executive Director
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Director of the Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab, development of novel techniques for cancer gene identification.

J.P. Grenert

J.P. Grenert, MD, PhD
Medical Director
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Molecular Oncology Case Sign-Out, integration of molecular testing results, interpretation of clinical molecular findings.

Nancy Joseph, MD, PhD

Nancy Joseph, MD, PhD
Associate Director
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Molecular Oncology Case Sign-Out, test development and validation, development of clinical informatics tools, curation of clinical decision support resources.

Michael Korn, MD, PhD

Michael Korn, MD, PhD
Director of Molecular Oncology Resource
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Molecular Oncology Resource development and curation, Chair of Molecular Tumor Board.

Julie Mak

Julie Mak, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
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GMI Roles: Clinical consent processes, clinical genetic testing guidance, data analysis and interpretation, patient counseling..

Jeanette McCarthy

Jeanette McCarthy, MPH, PhD
Precision Medicine Education
GMI Webpage & UCSF Coursera
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GMI Roles: Development of genomic medicine education materials and programs for students, providers and patients.

Heather Pua, PhD

Heather Pua, MD, PhD
Medical Director
IHG Genomics Services Lab
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GMI Roles: Undiagnosed Diseases Case Sign-Out, targeted assay development, clinical data interpretation and decision support.

Marta Sabbadini, PhD, MS, LCGC

Marta Sabbadini, PhD, MS, LCGC
Genetic Counselor
Personalized Genomics Clinic

GMI Roles: Clinical consent processes, clinical genetic testing guidance, data analysis and interpretation, patient counseling.

Joseph Shieh, MD, PhD

Joseph Shieh, MD, PhD
Medical Geneticist & Co-Director
Personalized Genomics Clinic
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Identification of novel genetic changes related to complex medical problems, development of IT tools for interpreting genomic data.

Anne Slavotinek, MD, PhD

Anne Slavotinek, MD, PhD
Medical Geneticist & Director
Personalized Genomics Clinic
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Identification of genes associated with multiple congenital anomaly syndromes, genomic data analysis and interpretation.

Jessica Van Ziffle, PhD

Jessica Van Ziffle, PhD
Technical Director
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab and IHG Genomics Services Lab
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GMI Roles: Development and implementation of clinical testing, clinical informatics, compliance, clinical data interpretation and curation.

Laura Vant Veer, PhD

Laura Van’t Veer, PhD
Integration and Inter-Campus Relations
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Inter-UC communication and collaboration, implementation of clinical informatics tools.

Iwei Yeh, PhD

Iwei Yeh, MD, PhD
Associate Director
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
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GMI Roles: Pipeline development, data interpretation and curation, clinical informatics tools, new methods for oncology NGS analysis.