Americans with lung disease may face a far greater level of lung damage than either they or their doctor suspect, depending on their individual genetic heritage, according to a study released July 7. The research implications range from diagnosing the severity of asthma to disability decisions or eligibility for lung transplants, researchers say.
June 24, 2010
The oil spill crisis in the Gulf Coast underscores the importance of implementing effective regulation through a proactive strategy to protect public health, according to UCSF’s Paul Blanc, the author of a re-released book.
April 22, 2010
Insight into pneumonia deaths due to antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections emerges from UCSF study.
March 25, 2010
UCSF has appointed Jeffrey A. Bluestone, PhD, a preeminent scientist and proven campus leader, as UCSF executive vice chancellor and provost.