Campus News

October 05, 2011
Closures of hospital trauma centers are disproportionately affecting poor, uninsured and African American populations, and nearly a fourth of Americans are now forced to travel farther than they once did.  
October 04, 2011
Gauging the quality of patient care through measurements currently used by insurers and health care systems may be harming older patients, according to Sei Lee, MD, MAS, a geriatrician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
September 30, 2011
James Fraser, PhD, a protein researcher who studies structural biology at the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), is one of 10 recipients of a prestigious award for young scientists given for the first time by the National Institutes of Health.
September 30, 2011
Last night, UCSF police spotted and arrested Ernesto Gonzales, who was wanted in connection with the murder last week of the President of the San Jose Chapter of the Hells Angels in Sparks, Nevada.
September 30, 2011
Breast cancer, a woman’s most feared disease, is the second most frequently treated cancer at UCSF. October -- breast cancer awareness month – is an opportune time to take stock of recent progress at UCSF, home to one of the nation’s preeminent cancer centers.
September 28, 2011
Brain tumor specimens taken from neurosurgery cases at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center has given scientists a new window on the transformation that occurs as healthy brain cells begin to form tumors
September 26, 2011
Gallo neuroscientist Linda Wilbrecht, PhD, receives President’s Early Career Award, in recognition of her studies on the effects of drug use and stress on the adolescent brain, aimed at developing strategies to mitigate drug dependence.
September 26, 2011
A new interactive mobile phone app called DiabetesIQ challenges people to test their knowledge of diabetes and to compete with one another as they learn about the complexities of the disease.
September 26, 2011
Biophysicist Adam Abate was the perfect trial candidate for a program called the "QB3 Startup in a Box," which aims at tearing down the obstacles for University of California entrepreneurs and offering guidance and connections ranging from grant-writing to business accounts to legal consultations.
September 22, 2011
Olympians and swimming enthusiasts will take part in Swim Across America’s (SAA) sixth annual San Francisco Bay Area Open Water Swim.