A new technology uses near-infrared light to better detect cavities without the radiation of X-rays. It's one of several innovations that could soon change your dental chair experience.
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MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF Has Strong Presence in Second-Ever Meeting of World Transplant Congress in San Francisco
What: In 2006, more than 6,500 specialists in transplant medicine worldwide gathered for the first time in one location at the World Transplant Congress (WTC) in Boston. Eight years later, the WTC is convening again, this time in San Francisco.
Nobel Laureate Stanley Prusiner, MD, has been appointed as a member of the board of directors for the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR).
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has tapped UCSF as the lead institution in a new Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC).
Teams from UC San Francisco raised more than $67,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco on July 20, placing the University in second place overall in top fundraising teams.
Researchers at UCSF have discovered that endostatin, a protein that once aroused intense interest as a possible cancer treatment, plays a key role in the stable functioning of the nervous system.
Tejal Desai, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), a joint appointment within the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy.
Three UC San Francisco researchers are among 13 scientists who received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasis.
New research from UC San Francisco found that 60 percent of the city’s homeless and unstably housed women who are HIV-infected or at high risk to become infected have endured a recent experience of some form of violence.