UCSF's Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology allows residents to do an international rotation to train doctors in the developing world, where traffic accidents are one of the most common causes of hospitalization.
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The University of California has announced that UC San Francisco’s Regis Kelly, PhD, began his tenure on Dec. 1 as special advisor on innovation and entrepreneurship to UC President Janet Napolitano.
Genes are important, but diet may be even more important in determining the relative abundance of the hundreds of health-shaping bacterial species comprising an individual’s gut microbiota, according to UCSF scientists.
With advances in technology and better understanding of people, the health sciences are constantly pushing toward more effective treatments and cures. The question is, where will we see the next breakthroughs in 2015?
UCSF had a lot to celebrate in its 150th year. Take a look back at our 2014, and check out where the breakthroughs could be coming next.
UCSF Students Lead National Movement Bringing Attention to Impact of Racial Disparities in Health Care
More than 150 UC San Francisco professional students participated in a “white coat die-in” where they lay down in their white coats to protest recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner, unarmed African American men in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City, respectively.
Browse through a collection of photos marking 30 of the biggest moments and milestones that UCSF saw this year in research, patient care and education.
Immune cells perform a previously unsuspected role in the brain that may contribute to obesity, according to a new study by UCSF researchers.
UCSF's Brie Williams, MD, was one of five faculty members across the entire University of California system—and the only one from UCSF—to receive the President’s Research Catalyst Awards, chosen from a pool of almost 200 proposals. UC President Janet Napolitano made the announcement on Dec. 10.
More than 1,000 employees who are scheduled to work at the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay were treated to a special employees-only event on Dec. 3.