E-cigarettes – thought by some to be responsible for a decline in youth cigarette smoking – are actually attracting a new population of adolescents who might not otherwise have smoked tobacco products.
At their Jan. 25 meeting, the Finance and Budget Committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote whether to recommend approval of a Lease Disposition and Development Agreement (LDDA) that would allow UC San Francisco to construct a new research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
Study suggests, genetic variants that have distinct effects on physical traits in men versus women are also linked to men’s and women’s risk for a range of diseases – autism, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes.
New research has found that successful cancer immunotherapy appears to depend on whether the treatment can trigger a system-wide immune response, rather than just a local response within the tumor itself.
Key members in the UCSF Science Policy and Strategy Group, as well as the Government Relations Office, discuss faculty concerns around decreased federal funding for biomedical research and advanced patient care, or the elimination of such funding altogether.