The University of California has announced that UC San Francisco’s Regis Kelly, PhD, began his tenure on Dec. 1 as special advisor on innovation and entrepreneurship to UC President Janet Napolitano.
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Genes are important, but diet may be even more important in determining the relative abundance of the hundreds of health-shaping bacterial species comprising an individual’s gut microbiota, according to UCSF scientists.
With advances in technology and better understanding of people, the health sciences are constantly pushing toward more effective treatments and cures. The question is, where will we see the next breakthroughs in 2015?
UCSF had a lot to celebrate in its 150th year. Take a look back at our 2014, and check out where the breakthroughs could be coming next.
Browse through a collection of photos marking 30 of the biggest moments and milestones that UCSF saw this year in research, patient care and education.
Immune cells perform a previously unsuspected role in the brain that may contribute to obesity, according to a new study by UCSF researchers.
UCSF's Brie Williams, MD, was one of five faculty members across the entire University of California system—and the only one from UCSF—to receive the President’s Research Catalyst Awards, chosen from a pool of almost 200 proposals. UC President Janet Napolitano made the announcement on Dec. 10.
An American doctor who contracted Ebola while caring for patients in Sierra Leone spoke at UCSF about his experience after a touch-and-go, 40-day battle with the virus.
In the most comprehensive look yet at the safety of abortion, researchers at UCSF have concluded that major complications are rare, occurring less than a quarter of a percent of the time.
The idea of art as medicine dates back to antiquity, but recently the concept is drawing increasing interest from the medical and science communities.