Leading scientists from California companies discussed groundbreaking clinical trials of stem cell therapies during a recent scientific symposium to celebrate the opening of the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building at UCSF.
February 11, 2011
February 11, 2011
The bold and innovative stem cell research building on the UCSF Parnassus campus stands as a testament to the architectural genius of Raphael Viñoly and public and private support of UCSF's pioneering program in regeneration medicine.
February 10, 2011
Acclaimed stem cell researcher Shinya Yamanaka, who is a professor of anatomy at UCSF, can add two more prestigious prizes to his already impressive resume.
February 09, 2011
UCSF celebrates the opening of an architecturally unique stem cell building, a milestone in the history of UCSF’s pioneering stem cell research program, one of the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in the United States.
January 31, 2011
Ray and Dagmar Dolby this week donated $20 million to the University of California, San Francisco to provide funding for a stem cell building on the Parnassus campus.
January 18, 2011
UCSF researchers have tackled a decade-long scientific conundrum, and their discovery is expected to lead to significant advances in using stem cells to treat genetic diseases before birth.
December 16, 2010
UCSF researchers have shown for the first time that the human fetal immune system arises from an entirely different source than the adult immune system, and is more likely to tolerate than fight foreign substances in its environment.
December 14, 2010
For patients with glioma, the most common primary brain tumor, new findings may explain why current therapies fail to eradicate the cancer. A UCSF-led team of scientists has identified for the first time that progenitor rather than neural stem cells underly a type of glioma called oligodendroglioma.
December 01, 2010
A lawsuit and inaction by Congress threaten federally funded embryonic stem cell research at UCSF and across the country.
November 17, 2010
Scientists are reporting the first direct evidence that a subtle change in the physical properties of a tissue can affect its function.