Genetic

Josh Osborn is healthy today because of the hard work of Bay Area scientists because of DNA research at UCSF.

Bay Area Scientists Use DNA Tests To Save Wisconsin Teen With ‘Bubble Boy’ Disease

A 15-year-old boy from Wisconsin is healthy today because of the hard work of UCSF researchers who worked round the clock for 48 hours to save him and produced results that have the potential to save many more.

06/11/2014

A vendor picks up corn at her stall in a market in Beijing. China has approved genetically modified strains of corn and rice. (Eter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

Genetically Engineered Food Foes Promote ‘Bill Of Rights’ For Seeds

A local artist joined city officials in Brisbane Wednesday evening to introduce an art exhibit and “Bill of Rights for Seeds” in an effort to bring attention to the proliferation of genetically engineered food and people’s rights to define their own food systems.

03/20/2014

(CBS)

Palo Alto Boy Pulled From School Due To Cystic Fibrosis Gene

A Palo Alto 11-year-old has been ordered to transfer to another school because he carries the genetic mutations for cystic fibrosis.

10/18/2012

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Parents Question Access To Mandatory Baby Blood Test

Every baby born in the U.S. is supposed to have it – A blood test that screens for genetic diseases.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/28/2010

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