In a project spearheaded by investigators at UCSF, scientists have devised a new strategy to precisely modify human T cells using the genome-editing system known as CRISPR/Cas9.
UCSF has one of the nation's longest-running programs to encourage master’s level public health minority students to continue on to doctoral degrees and cancer disparities research careers.
Researchers Gail Martin and Allan Balmain are UCSF's newest members of the Royal Society.
After decades of overtreatment for low-risk prostate cancer and inadequate management of its more aggressive forms, patients are now more likely to receive medical care matched to level of risk, according to a UCSF study.
Older adults with dementia who live at home are at high risk of having pain, according to UC San Francisco researchers, and creative interventions and programs such as home-based palliative care are needed to manage their pain adequately.
Smokers who successfully lowered their nicotine intake when they were switched to low-nicotine cigarettes were unable to curb their smoking habits in the long term, according to a study by UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
Two groups of UCSF researchers have been awarded Allen Distinguished Investigator grants of more than $1 million each for Alzheimer’s disease research.
Women who use feminine care products called douches may increase their exposure to harmful chemicals called phthalates.
Min Cho’s work in a UCSF lab that researches protein translational mechanisms in blood cancers was just an abstract, albeit important, concept to him – until he was diagnosed with a rare blood disease.