White blood cells called neutrophils race after bacteria at speeds up to a thousand times that of most human cells by moving in a special way. Lillian Fritz-Laylin and Megan Riel-Mehan want to know how that works.
A group that includes UCSF, the City and County of San Francisco, and health care and community organizations has launched the San Francisco Cancer Initiative, a major public health effort to reduce cancer in San Francisco.
Continuing California’s groundbreaking effort to better treat and prevent diseases through advanced computing, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and UC San Francisco (UCSF) today announced six new projects have been selected for the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine (CIAPM).
“These grant winners will harness the power of advanced computing to better treat and prevent diseases,” said Governor Brown.