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Dr. Mark Ginsberg

Dr. Mark Ginsberg

Dr. Mark H. Ginsberg is a professor of medicine and director of the Physician-Scientist Training Pathway at UC San Diego. He is the author of more than 300 original scientific publications, largely devoted to the study of cell adhesion mechanisms.

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About the Lab

Early studies from the Ginsberg laboratory established that the matrix protein fibronectin binds to specific cell surface receptors. These receptors are members of a widely distributed protein family, now termed integrins. This protein family is essential for the normal development and functioning of both vertebrates and invertebrates.

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