UCSF was recently awarded federal funds to launch a Nutrition and Obesity Research Center – one of only 12 such centers nationwide – to support and facilitate studies on obesity, nutrition, and metabolism at UCSF and across northern California.
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.
A new UCSF study reveals that question format may determine how well personal identity corresponds with genetics.
Building on its research into the use of genomic technology to diagnose life-threatening diseases, UCSF has launched a research center to explore how this approach to critical care medicine could be integrated into healthcare settings.
A UCSF study has found when self-identification matters most – in connecting bone marrow donors to patients – the format of the questions may determine how well the answers correspond to their genes.