A UCSF physician who treats birth defects affecting the face has teamed up with a European expert on animal evolution to create rodent teeth that harken back in evolutionary time.
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The immune system ages and weakens with time, making the elderly prone to life-threatening infection and other maladies, and a UCSF research team now has discovered a reason why.
Researchers at UCSF have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder.
UCSF Medical Center, John Muir Health Collaborating to Develop New Company and Regional Health Care Network
UCSF Medical Center and John Muir Health have signed a letter of intent to develop a company that will serve as the cornerstone of a Bay Area health care network intended to provide patients with high quality care and an exceptional experience at an affordable price.
To make follow-up care more accessible, UC San Francisco and Walgreens are collaborating to launch the first program in the country that provides blood pressure testing at no charge to living kidney donors.
A new study is the first to show that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate over time and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well.
A new stem-cell discovery might one day lead to a more streamlined process for obtaining stem cells, which in turn could be used in the development of replacement tissue for failing body parts.
Margaret Wallhagen, professor of gerontological nursing in the UCSF School of Nursing and a geriatric nurse practitioner, has been named chair of the Board of Trustees of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation’s leading organization for people with hearing loss.
Naomi Schapiro was awarded a three-year Advanced Nursing Education Grant to fund interprofessional training of students and graduate trainees in the collaborative care of children with mental health conditions and obesity in Alameda County.
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.