HIV-infected patients who lost subcutaneous fat as a result of taking first-generation antiretroviral drugs still had strikingly less body fat than non-infected controls five years after switching to newer medications, according to a study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.
June 25, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann will present a new trophy to the team that raises the most money per person in AIDS Walk San Francisco, which takes place on July 18.
June 17, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann and Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center, announced today that Marc and Lynne Benioff have “made an extraordinary $100 million gift to UCSF Children’s Hospital.”
June 08, 2010
The UCSF community is invited to the presentation ceremony for the 2010 Chancellor’s Award for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and/or Transgender (GLBT) Leadership on June 9.
May 28, 2010
It’s time to show your community spirit by joining a UCSF team to raise funds in AIDS Walk San Francisco, which takes place in Golden Gate Park on July 18.
May 20, 2010
Graduation season is in full swing at UCSF with commencement ceremonies that continue next month for the schools of dentistry and nursing.
May 19, 2010
Researchers have identified how a normal response to infection, one that usually serves to limit the amount of inflammation, actually contributes to disease progression and viral persistence in HIV-infected patients.
May 13, 2010
Michelle Bachelet, the first woman president of Chile, visited UCSF recently where she met Sue Desmond-Hellmann, the first woman chancellor of UCSF, and toured the Mission Bay campus.
May 12, 2010
Understanding the processes underlying the diminishing life span of HIV patients, even though they are responding well to anti-retroviral therapy, will be the focus of a daylong symposium on May 18.
April 09, 2010
UCSF researchers have found a novel association between human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and increased HIV acquisition in women. The study team also identified specific types of HPV associated with HIV infection, suggesting a biological basis for HIV transmission to women.