Dr. Michael (Yanhui) Ma, M.D. Dr. Ma is a seasoned scientist, physician, and entrepreneur.  After graduating from medical school in China, Dr. Ma continued his medical studies and research at University of California, San Francisco Medical School, under the mentorship of world renowned professors in Endocrinology, Dr. Gerald Grodsky and Dr. John Karam. Following his medical training, Dr. Ma joined Genentech as a research scientist in the department of Endocrinology at Genentech.  Subsequently, Dr. Ma…

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