Current anti-obesity treatments include strategies to prevent food energy from being absorbed, such as orlistat, which prevents fat absorption from food.
San Francisco is one of 13 cities out of 52 applicants nationwide to be selected as a first round finalist for a competition that supports outstanding efforts to build science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) mentoring for underrepresented students.
On Nov. 8, a near capacity crowd of 1,000 people filled the Mission Bay Conference Center (MBCC) for Sharecase 2013, the second annual UCSF forum for all things IT.
In celebration of the Concert4Kids Dreamforce gala, UC San Francisco is giving away two pairs of tickets to see Green Day and Blondie live in concert at AT&T Park on Nov. 19, 2013.
Lawrence M. Krauss, an internationally known theoretical physicist whose research covers science from the beginning to the end of the universe, will deliver the Gordon Tomkins Lecture tilted "The Greatest Story Ever Told ... So Far" at UC San Francisco.
Today, UC San Francisco debuts the "Mission in a Minute" video series to spotlight the work of the extraordinary people who work at this University.
Looks great. Amazing. Terrific.
These are some of the early reviews of the new Inside UCSF, a web portal for faculty and staff, that University Relations launched yesterday.
Dean Schillinger, MD, a professor of medicine at UC San Francisco, has been awarded the 2013 Everett M. Rogers Public Health Communication Award by the American Public Health Association.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee celebrated the recent launch of the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences' (QB3) new bioscience incubator, near the ever-growing UC San Francisco campus at Mission Bay.