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 16, 2010
December 11, 2010
Health care inequality in South Africa is even worse for poor, black South Africans than it was under apartheid, according to new study co-authored by UCSF internal medicine resident Sanjay Basu.
September 28, 2010
The UCSF Diabetes Center symposium marks its 10th anniversary.
September 24, 2010
Diabetes research is on the cusp of new advances in treatment options and in understanding the underlying causes of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Among those are potential treatments using stem cells to regenerate a patient’s ability to produce insulin, as well as upcoming clinical trials of a vaccine that potentially could prevent type 1 diabetes.
September 24, 2010
Renown Institute for Cancer in Reno and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, the two leading cancer programs in their regions, have joined forces to enhance patient care and improve access to top level medical experts.
September 23, 2010
The UCSF Diabetes Center will celebrate a decade of advancing translational research in diabetes on Friday, with a scientific symposium featuring the nation’s leaders in diabetes research and care.
September 02, 2010
UCSF researchers today unveiled a prototype model of the first implantable artificial kidney, in a development that one day could eliminate the need for dialysis.
August 09, 2010
A UCSF-led team has discovered a direct link between an inherited genetic mutation, a set of developmental abnormalities and a rare form of childhood leukemia called juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia, or JMML.
August 04, 2010
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital will celebrate children and their families at the 15th annual Pediatric Transplant Picnic.
February 24, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, today named Jeffrey Bluestone as executive vice chancellor and provost, pending approval by the UC Regents.