Physicians at UCSF have access to a vastly expanded array of potential resources in their battle against childhood cancers now that they are part of an elite National Cancer Institute consortium of institutions selected to lead Phase 1 studies of potential cancer drugs.
January 25, 2012
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and UCSF Medical Center are rated as over performers for overall survival rates for children and adults who undergo brone marrow transplants, according a review by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research.
November 17, 2011
Employees should take note that the annual Open Enrollment period ends November 22 at 5 p.m.
November 15, 2011
UCSF, the Oakland Unified School District and an array of community-based partners are embarking on a quest to improve the lives of disadvantaged middle-school students, thanks to a $1.75 million grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies.
November 15, 2011
The campus community is invited to a fashion show on November 16 featuring redesigned patient gowns as envisioned by young patients at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
October 10, 2011
Chief Medical Information Officer Michael Blum sees the construction of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay as an opportunity to integrate new media and social media to improve the work flows of care providers and the experiences of patients and their families.
October 04, 2011
Herb Moussa, an architect working on construction of the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, credits UCSF with saving the life of his youngest daughter, Sarah.
August 31, 2011
Four-year-old Grace Rego is getting ready to start pre-kindergarten with a straightened spine thanks to two great parents and UCSF’s Mohammad Diab, a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon who performed an innovative spinal stapling procedure at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
July 22, 2011
Comedian Rob Schneider, who was born and raised in San Francisco, joked around with kids and their parents at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital on July 13.
June 20, 2011
UCSF family practice nurse Lisa Thompson is calling attention to the dangers of rustic stoves – which use biomass fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung and crop residue – and result in harmful pollutants adversely affecting people in developing countries.