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UCSF at Dreamforce 2014: Revolutionary Research Powered By Technology

October 06, 2014 Video games that make you smarter. A chip that can identify mysterious illnesses in hours. These are some of the topics top UCSF scientists will discuss at this year’s free UCSF Dreamforce track on Oct. 15.

New Generation Clinic Helps Disadvantaged Teens With Family Planning

November 30, 2011 The New Generation Health Center, which seeks to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections among high-risk youth in San Francisco, is hosting a fundraiser on December 1 to support its community outreach activities.

Medical Geneticist Charles Epstein Dies

February 17, 2011 The campus community is remembering longtime UCSF scientist Charles Epstein, an international leader in medical genetics, who died on Feb. 15, 2011, at his home after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Five UCSF Scientists Named National Science Fellows

January 27, 2011 Five basic scientists at UCSF will be awarded the distinction of fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on February 19.

UCTV Documentary Features UCSF in "A Dose of Hope" for Parkinson's Patients

January 24, 2011 A documentary debuting today shows how UCSF researchers are using innovative multidisciplinary treatment strategies for patients living with Parkinson’s disease.

Environmental Health Expert Offers Advice on How to Reduce Exposure to Toxins

January 14, 2011 Tracey Woodruff, director of the UCSF Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, offers tips on how to avoid everyday toxins in our environment.

Peralta is Awarded Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

January 11, 2011 Carmen A. Peralta, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the UCSF School of Medicine, was recognized recently with a 2010 Nickens Faculty Fellowship.

Chemicals in Environment Deserve Study for Possible Role in Fat Gain, Says Byers Award Recipient

December 15, 2010 Weight gain and environmental pollutants might be linked, an award-winning worm researcher suggests.

For Stem Cell Researchers at UCSF, Already at the Forefront, Yamanaka's Work Galvanizes Field

November 03, 2010 Scientists this week are moving into the headquarters for the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCSF, where they will continue to advance a field transformed by the revolutionary achievement of Shinya Yamanaka.

UCSF Institute for Human Genetics Celebrates with Symposium on October 28

October 22, 2010 Genetics experts will cover topics ranging from the metabolic syndrome, to cancer, to Neanderthal genetics at a symposium to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics.

Accolades Mount for Esteemed UCSF Human Geneticist Charles Epstein

August 16, 2010 As a leader at UCSF and in the human genetics medical research community nationally and internationally, Charles J. Epstein, MD, has helped guide human genetics into the molecular age and into the spotlight of modern medicine.

Young Women's Health Leadership Summit Aims to Unleash their Potential

April 26, 2010 About 250 high school girls gathered recently to hear speeches by local leaders and to discuss issues ranging from teen pregnancy to self esteem.

Flame Retardants, PCBs & Pesticides Found in Blood of Young Girls

March 17, 2010 Banned chemicals -- present in amounts higher than levels found in recent years in US adults -- are turning up in the blood of young girls being studied in California and Ohio. Robert Hiatt

UCSF Researchers Are Mapping DNA from 100,000 People for Unique Kaiser Database

January 12, 2010 UCSF and Kaiser team up to beef up a powerful resource for use in identifying risks for disease and factors that promote healthy aging.

Study Explores Disease Concepts in Amazonian Tribal Culture

December 15, 2009 A UCSF researcher takes a novel approach to understanding how indigenous healers diagnose and treat disease, and finds many similarities to Western medical concepts.