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Research is a key component of UCSF's work at San Francisco General Hospital, and a new proposed research facility will support breakthroughs there for decades to come.
UCSF"s Loren Frank, PhD, and Yifan Cheng, PhD, have been named Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigators, joining 24 other top U.S. biomedical researchers, who will receive the flexible support necessary to move their research in creative new directions.
A team led by researchers from UCSF, Organic Health Response and Microclinic International is reporting results of a study that showed significant benefits of microclinics – an innovative intervention that mobilized rural Kenyan HIV patients’ informal social networks to support their staying in care.
A new study led by UCSF has found that women with dense breasts may need only routine mammograms unless they are at high risk.
A team led by UCSF researchers has discovered how a commonly administered vaccine protects against acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common type of childhood cancer.
Adults over 50 who have persistent symptoms of depression may have twice the risk of stroke as those who do not, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and UCSF.
Recognizing that patients’ experiences of childhood and adult trauma are common and have a direct impact on their health, UCSF clinical researchers and Positive Women’s Network-USA have developed and are reporting a new primary care model.
Two UCSF scientists -- Erik Ullian, PhD, and David Rowitch, MD, PhD -- are among six groups of researchers from leading academic institutions who have been awarded funding from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation in the field of neuroscience.
Scientists at UCSF and Brown University have figured out the likely way that white-nose syndrome breaks down tissue in bats, opening the door to potential treatments for a disease that poses a threat to the agricultural industry.