As School of Medicine Curriculum Coordinator since 2009, David Rachleff's challenge is to educate new medical students on the current physician practices and train their brains to remain flexible for future technologies and treatments.
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Rena Pasick leads the Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research (MTPCCR) with sites at UCSF and UCLA. Her program encourages and supports underrepresented master’s level students in public health and social and behavioral sciences on to the doctorate and careers in research.
Although routine preoperative testing is not indicated for patients undergoing cataract surgery, researchers at UCSF have found that it is still a common occurrence and is driven primarily by provider practice patterns rather than patient characteristics.
Gov. Jerry Brown is launching a statewide initiative with the University of California to build the infrastructure and assemble the resources necessary to further develop precision medicine.
UCSF scientists have discovered a possible mechanism for how deep-brain stimulation, a widely used treatment for movement disorders, exerts its therapeutic effects.
Two UCSF students have each won a $2,500 University of California Global Food Initiative Grant to pursue their inventive projects to help people eat healthier.
For the first time, scientists have isolated beige fat in adult humans that's able to convert energy-storing white fat cells into the energy-burning kind.
Christine Miaskowski, PhD, RN, the Sharon A. Lamb Endowed Chair in Symptom Management Research in the UCSF School of Nursing, is one of 19 nurse researchers being inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).
UCSF’s Esteban Burchard has been appointed to an expert panel advising the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on how to develop President Barack Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative.
A research team led by UCSF scientists has found the genetic signature of enterovirus D68 in half of the California and Colorado children diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis – sudden, unexplained muscle weakness and paralysis – between 2012 and 2014.