Immune cells perform a previously unsuspected role in the brain that may contribute to obesity, according to a new study by UCSF researchers.
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UCSF's Brie Williams, MD, was one of five faculty members across the entire University of California system—and the only one from UCSF—to receive the President’s Research Catalyst Awards, chosen from a pool of almost 200 proposals. UC President Janet Napolitano made the announcement on Dec. 10.
An American doctor who contracted Ebola while caring for patients in Sierra Leone spoke at UCSF about his experience after a touch-and-go, 40-day battle with the virus.
In the most comprehensive look yet at the safety of abortion, researchers at UCSF have concluded that major complications are rare, occurring less than a quarter of a percent of the time.
The idea of art as medicine dates back to antiquity, but recently the concept is drawing increasing interest from the medical and science communities.
San Francisco children living in non-redeveloped public housing are 39 percent more likely to repeatedly visit emergency rooms, according to new research from UCSF and UC Berkeley.
In honor of UCSF’s 150th anniversary, UCSF Magazine traces the battle with tuberculosis, a disease that’s woven into San Francisco’s and the University's history.
Two UCSF faculty members are among three promising young researchers nationally recognized for their work in pediatric oncology. UCSF’s Adam de Smith, PhD, and Kyle Walsh, PhD, will share a $1.35 million award with Duke University’s Lisa Crose, PhD.
Using weights obtained from over 100,000 Northern California babies, a new study is the first to detail the weight loss patterns of exclusively breastfed newborns.
In new research that brings natural movement by artificial limbs closer to reality, UCSF scientists have shown that monkeys can learn simple brain-stimulation patterns that represent their hand and arm position, and can then make use of this information to precisely execute reaching maneuvers.