A new study led by researchers from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is the first to evaluate whether purified cannabinoid is effective in treating severe forms of childhood epilepsy.
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New guidelines recommending screening mammography every two years for women ages 50 to 74 would save the United States $4.3 billion a year in health care costs, according to a UCSF-led study.
UCSF researchers are reporting a detailed account of how speech sounds are identified by the human brain. The finding offers unprecedented insight into the basis of human language and may shed light on language disorders, including dyslexia.
UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP), which offers a single online application process for a wide variety of intramural grant offerings, is now inviting applications for the Spring 2014 cycle. The electronic-submission deadline is Monday, February 24, at 2 p.m.
The funding will allow the UCSF team to continue to pursue development of the Smart Diaphragm, a wireless monitoring and warning system for early signs of preterm birth.
UCSF researchers have shown that, in mice at least, pregnancy complications after fetal surgery are triggered by activation of the mother’s T cells.
A new analysis of animal studies on cholesterol-lowering statins by UC San Francisco researchers found that non-industry studies had results that favored the drugs even more than studies funded by industry.
Sam Hawgood's career at UCSF has spanned 32 years, starting as a fellow and leading up to his appointment as interim chancellor, which the UC Board of Regents approved on Jan. 23.
Someone with access to firearms is three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be the victim of a homicide as someone who does not have access, according to a UCSF analysis.
The UCSF School of Medicine's 20 clinical chairs have banded together to provide $1.5 million to the new Discovery Fellows Program, set to ensure the stability of the University's basic science research.