UCSF Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn is not ready to predict how long you will live. But she and her UCSF colleagues are exploring a feature within cells that is a kind of hourglass for aging.
February 03, 2011
December 15, 2010
With only days to go for employees to make donations through the UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign, so far fund totals are looking remarkably below those raised in previous years.
December 15, 2010
Weight gain and environmental pollutants might be linked, an award-winning worm researcher suggests.
December 09, 2010
During December and throughout 2011, members of the UCSF community can participate in events and activities that can improve their health and well being.
July 14, 2010
UCSF is accepting applications up to August 1 for the kick-off of a new Doctoral Program in Epidemiology and Translational Science this fall.
May 03, 2010
To fight the “diseases of civilization,” a Paleolithic diet filled with fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, nuts, fish and lean meat shows early promise -- but imagine no grains, beans or dairy products.
March 29, 2010
Talk of taxing sugary drinks may spread in light of a new study that connects soft drink consumption with diabetes.
March 11, 2010
People are paying close attention to pediatric endocrinologist Robert Lustig’s message that the obesity epidemic can be blamed on a marked increase in the consumption of a type of sugar called fructose.
February 22, 2010
UCSF has launched a family-friendly web portal and is conducting a survey on family needs with the goal of increasing the availability and access of family programs, services and events.
January 26, 2010
Gail Lee joined UCSF this month to serve as the sustainability manager, the leader and organizational strategist to help UCSF become a national model for sustainability in academic health sciences.