Recent articles by Scott Maier

Families Celebrate Life-Giving Transplants at Annual UCSF Picnic

September 02, 2014
UCSF pediatric transplant recipients and donors celebrate and share experiences at the 19th Annual Chris Mudge UCSF Pediatric Transplant Picnic.

Toward Personalized Medicine for Kidney Transplant Recipients

August 04, 2014
UCSF is the lead institution on a new seven-year, $17 million multicenter study to determine if certain immune system cells and/or a drug can be effective in improving and maintaining the long-term health of kidney transplant recipients.

Caring for Donors

July 29, 2014
To make follow-up care more accessible, UC San Francisco and Walgreens are collaborating to launch the first program in the country that provides blood pressure testing at no charge to living kidney donors.

MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF Has Strong Presence in Second-Ever Meeting of World Transplant Congress in San Francisco

July 24, 2014
What: In 2006, more than 6,500 specialists in transplant medicine worldwide gathered for the first time in one location at the World Transplant Congress (WTC) in Boston. Eight years later, the WTC is convening again, this time in San Francisco.

UCSF, The University of Toledo Create Research Center for Musculoskeletal Innovation

July 24, 2014
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has tapped UCSF as the lead institution in a new Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC).

Catheter Ablation a First-Line Treatment for Atrial Flutter

July 01, 2014
Use of catheter ablation is not only beneficial for treating atrial flutter but also can significantly reduce hospital visits – both inpatient and emergency – and lower the risk for atrial fibrillation, according to research by UC San Francisco.