Calico, a company whose mission is to harness advanced technologies to increase understanding of the biology that controls human lifespan, and UC San Francisco have partnered on an innovative project to develop potential therapies for cognitive decline.
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A research team led by UCSF scientists has found the genetic signature of enterovirus D68 in half of the California and Colorado children diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis – sudden, unexplained muscle weakness and paralysis – between 2012 and 2014.
José Carrasco Sandoval, Laura Aguilar and Angie Celis typify the caliber of talent UC San Francisco attracts. All three have been chosen to join the School of Dentistry’s Class of 2019. Unlike most of their peers, all three are “DREAMers.”
UCSF is launching a revamped Smokefree Movies website that offers the public unusual insight into Hollywood’s role in the global tobacco epidemic, projected to kill one billion people this century.
UCSF Medical Center, John Muir Health Affiliate to Develop Regional Health Care Network, New Company
UCSF Medical Center and John Muir Health have finalized an agreement that will serve as the foundation for a Bay Area health care network intended to provide patients with high quality care at an affordable price.
Male registered nurses make more than $5,000 per year than their female counterparts across most settings, specialty areas and positions, according to a UCSF-led study.
To mark UC San Francisco’s 150th anniversary, the Alumni Association of University of California San Francisco (AAUCSF) is honoring 150 alumni of UCSF's four professional schools (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy), the Graduate Division, and training programs with an Alumni Excellence Award.
UCSF Chancellor and Professor Emeritus J. Michael Bishop, MD, Professor Emeritus Harold Varmus, MD, and Chancellor and Professor Emeritus Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, will be highlighted for their pioneering work on cancer in the Ken Burns-produced PBS documentary series “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which airs March 30-April 1, 2015.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said precision medicine will help researchers and doctors develop better, targeted medicine during her visit to UCSF’s Mission Bay campus Thursday.