Sequoia Capital Chairman Sir Michael Moritz and his wife, Harriet Heyman, in collaboration with UCSF, have kicked off a new endowment with a $60 million contribution to ensure the future of PhD education programs in the basic sciences.
September 24, 2013
September 20, 2013
For adolescents hospitalized with anorexia nervosa, higher calorie diets produce twice the rate of weight gain compared to the lower calorie diets currently recommended, according to a study by researchers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
September 19, 2013
UCSF will receive a five year, $20 million grant as part of a first-of-its-kind tobacco science regulatory program by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health.
September 17, 2013
More adults in California are flocking to emergency rooms, especially those on Medicaid who are using ERs at a faster rate than the uninsured or privately insured, according to new UCSF research.
September 16, 2013
A small pilot study shows for the first time that changes in diet, exercise, stress management and social support may result in longer telomeres, the parts of chromosomes that affect aging.
September 15, 2013
A new link between meal times and daily changes in the immune system has been identified by UCSF researchers, and has led them to question assumptions about the roles of specific immune cells in infection and allergy.
September 10, 2013
Paying doctors for how they perform specific medical procedures and examinations yields better health outcomes than the traditional “fee for service” model.
September 09, 2013
Scientists from UCSF have identified a new way to manipulate the immune system that may keep it from attacking the body’s own molecules in autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.
September 04, 2013
UCSF will receive $4.5 million for a pilot project to assess whether large-scale gene sequencing can and should become a routine part of newborn testing.
September 04, 2013
A new study found that use of blood levels of cystatin C to estimate kidney function strengthens the association between kidney function and risks of death and end-stage renal disease.