Hospitalized patients with acute kidney injury were 22 percent more likely to develop high blood pressure within two years than patients who did not experience AKI, according to a study by UCSF and Kaiser Permanente.
At the height of the AIDS epidemic, David Robb made a career change from being a film student and San Francisco restaurant employee to working in non-profit and research for HIV/AIDS.
Edward F. Chang, a UCSF physician-scientist whose seminal research has provided deep insights into how speech and language are processed in the human brain, has been named the 2015 Blavatnik Laureate in the Life Sciences.
Marcel Alavi and his fellow memoirs of the UCSF Pride Committee worked together with the UCSF LGBT Resource Center to create a visible presence for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, & transgender (LGBT) campus and medical center community by marching in the 2015 SF Pride Celebration.
Think the nest of cables under your desk is bad? Try keeping the trillions of connections crisscrossing your brain organized and free of tangles. A new UCSF study reveals this seemingly intractable job may be simpler than it appears.
UCSF researchers have launched the first longitudinal cohort study to better understand the health of LGBTQ adults in the United States.
A UCSF study shows that as smoking has declined, continuing smokers have smoked less and are more likely to try to quit.
Keith Yamamoto, PhD, vice chancellor for research at UC San Francisco, has been named to a national advisory group to guide research and clinical decisions about the use of genome editing technologies to treat human disease.
Matthew R. Cooperberg, MD, MPH, is the 2015 recipient of the American Urological Association (AUA) “Gold Cystoscope” award
For severely obese people, bariatric surgery may have a benefit besides dramatic weight loss: it can also substantially reduce urinary incontinence.