Lennart Mucke, MD, a professor of neurology and the Joseph B. Martin Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience at UCSF who directs neurological research at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes, has received the Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award for his exceptional contributions to Alzheimer’s disease research.
June 15, 2012
The fundraising campaign to build the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay achieved a major milestone this month, surpassing the $400 million mark in philanthropic gifts. This brings the campaign more than two-thirds of the way to its $600 million goal.
May 23, 2012
The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions of current and future scientific articles freely available to the public, helping to reverse decades of practice on the part of medical and scientific journal publishers to restrict access to research results.
May 20, 2012
UCSF scientists have shown that a key brain structure in the Bengalese finch acts as a learning hub, receiving information that helps to improve its song, a finding which may lead to new ways to treat neurological disorders that impair movement such as Parkinson’s disease.
May 01, 2012
Warner Greene, MD, PhD, a UCSF professor of medicine who directs virology and immunology research at the Gladstone Institutes, has been inducted as president of the Association of American Physicians.
April 25, 2012
Warner C. Greene — who directs virology and immunology research at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes — has won the 2012 Alumni Achievement Award from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
April 18, 2012
Scientists at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes announced a research breakthrough in mice that one day may help doctors restore hearts damaged by heart attacks — by converting scar-forming cardiac cells into beating heart muscle.
April 15, 2012
The key to treating one of the most common types of human leukemia may lie within mutations in a gene called FLT3, according to new research led by physician-scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
April 11, 2012
UC President Mark Yudof looks forward to working with UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi to repair the damage caused by the incident involving the use of pepper spray on students on Nov. 18, 2011.
April 10, 2012
Can a simple diagnostic test used to measure a heart’s electrical activity help predict heart attacks? And can that knowledge help doctors reroute their patients away from coronary heart disease?