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A team of UCSF researchers has found that a tiny segment of genetic material known as a microRNA plays a central role in the transition from moderate drinking to alcohol use disorders.
An international research collaboration led by UCSF researchers has identified a genetic variant common in Latina women that protects against breast cancer.
UCSF and The Centre for Drug Research and Development have announced a collaborative affiliation to identify potential medications and develop them to the stage where they are commercially attractive to private sector partners.
Sugar-sweetened soda consumption might promote disease independently from its role in obesity, according to UC San Francisco researchers who found in a new study that drinking sugary drinks was associated with cell aging.
A newly discovered population of immune cells in tumors is associated with less severe cancer outcomes in humans, and may have therapeutic potential, according to a new UCSF study.
The molecular regulation of smooth-muscle contraction is an important determinant of airway responses during an acute asthmatic attack. In acute asthma, various triggers, including viral illnesses and aeroallergens, can cause acute narrowing of the airways leading to a life-threatening respiratory crisis and sometimes death.
After a six-month hiatus, UC San Francisco’s popular “Mission in a Minute” series has returned. Created as a way for researchers, clinicians, educators and others to communicate directly with their respective audience, the one-minute video series showcases the work they are doing at UCSF, its significance and how it relates to the overall mission at UCSF.
A scientific team led by UCSF researchers found that regulatory T cells, a specialized subset of immune cells, suppress inflammation and muscle injury in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Smoking took an $18.1 billion toll in California – $487 for each resident – and was responsible for more than one in seven deaths in the state, according to the first comprehensive analysis in more than a decade on the financial and health impacts of tobacco.