UCSF researchers have developed a blood test that can predict a mother’s risk of spontaneous preterm birth (before 37 weeks of gestation), offering hope of delaying early delivery for millions of women and babies.
Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD, department chair and professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, was the featured guest on "About Health," a call-in program on radio station KPFA.
The program focused on barriers to colon cancer screening among various populations and what can be done to overcome them. Hiatt also discussed SF CAN, a public health initiative to reduce cancer in San Francisco.
A podcast of the program is available.
Two things brought Roly Gosling to his current work to eliminate malaria: a series of British children’s books he read as a boy and a conviction that he should put his vision and beliefs into practice.
Department Chair Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD, and faculty members Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD and Atul Butte, MD, PhD, were among the presenters at the Precision Medicine World Conference.