UCSF is the first medical center in the western United States to offer the miniature wireless CardioMEMS HF System implant, which enables heart patients to be monitored daily in the comfort of their own home.
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched a pilot program to help life science entrepreneurs commercialize their technology, based on a course developed at UC San Francisco. The Entrepreneurship Center at UCSF and Steve Blank, architect of the Lean LaunchPad framework, first taught the course last fall. UCSF and Blank adopted the Lean LaunchPad methodology to be applicable for life science and healthcare ventures.
Sakanari, PhD, is opening her lab for a public tour as a part of the Bay Area Science Festival on Sunday Oct. 26 at 2pm. It’s one of many free tours offered as a part of the festival’s Explorer Days. The Bay Area Science Festival features over 50 events open to the public from Oct. 23 to Nov. 1.
The National Institutes of Health has launched a pilot program to help life science entrepreneurs commercialize their technology, based on a course developed by UCSF.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in a biannual customer satisfaction survey starting Oct. 27. UC San Francisco's Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) is seeking feedback on its services.
The application of a new, precise way to turn genes on and off within cells is likely to lead to a better understanding of diseases and possibly to new therapies, according to UCSF scientists.
Members of the UC San Francisco military veterans community participated Oct. 3 in a seminar designed to help our student veterans and military service members navigate UCSF and provide them with a welcoming space.
New clinical research from UCSF shows that 341 HIV-infected men who reported using stimulants such as methamphetamine or cocaine derived life-saving benefits from being on antiretroviral therapy that were comparable to those of HIV-infected men who do not use stimulants.
The first year’s Block Party attracted close to a thousand people. Every year, it has grown by at least several hundred attendees. This year’s event held on Oct. 8 drew 4,000 people from UCSF and the surrounding Dogpatch and Potrero Hill neighborhoods.
Fifty-one surgeons from 18 developing countries participated in the fifth annual UC San Francisco Surgical Management and Reconstructive Training (SMART) Course at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH). Attendees learned about limb salvage and rotational flap procedures.