UCSF researchers have discovered that the adaptive immune system plays an active role in guiding the normal development of mammary glands, the only organs that develop predominantly after birth, beginning at puberty.
Emmanuelle Passegué’s passion for blood is focused on rejuvenation and longer life. This may sound like something out of a vampire story, but her work is rooted in a different kind of mystery: one that could hold the key to how well we age and respond to diseases.
A new study from the UCSF Pediatric Brain Center shows that childhood cancer survivors suffering one stroke have double the risk of suffering a second stroke, when compared with non-cancer stroke survivors.
The UCSF Clinical Research Center at Parnassus opened its doors on Aug. 10, providing investigators with 2,500 square feet of new adult outpatient clinical research space.
UCSF researchers have for the first time developed a method to precisely control embryonic stem cell differentiation with beams of light, enabling them to be transformed into neurons in response to a precise external cue.
Individuals diagnosed with heart disease may be less likely to experience heart failure, heart attacks, or stroke, or death, if they have higher blood levels of two closely related proteins, according to a new study led by a UCSF research team.