A new UCSF-led study looks at the close link between diabetes and dementia, which can create a vicious cycle.
June 09, 2013
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have deciphered how a protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons – providing much-needed clues into the brain’s ability to form long-lasting memories.
June 05, 2013
A new UCSF study finds that poor sleep – particularly waking too early – appears to play a significant role in raising unhealthy levels of inflammation among women with coronary heart disease.
June 04, 2013
Investigators at Duke Medicine and UCSF have been selected to oversee a nationwide research program on antibacterial resistance, which will focus on the growing unmet challenges associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and E. coli.
June 03, 2013
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center today announced the formation of the Oncology Innovation Alliance (OIA), a public-private partnership focusing on the discovery and development of novel therapies and their potential role in treating various types of hematologic cancers and solid tumors.
May 30, 2013
While there's been a steep decline in kids’ consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in California, African-American and Latino children may be replacing soda with 100 percent fruit juice while their white peers are not, according to a new UCSF study.
May 22, 2013
UCSF will commemorate the 15th anniversary of a unique scientific research program that fosters basic science projects of potentially high impact, allowing scientists to be creative and to take risks.
May 22, 2013
UCSF researchers have found that activity of an enzyme called telomerase is greater, on average, within cells of the immune systems of individuals untreated for major depression.
May 16, 2013
Raising hopes for cell-based therapies, UCSF researchers have created the first functioning human thymus tissue from embryonic stem cells in the laboratory.
May 13, 2013
Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that giving small amounts of formula in the first few days of life to infants experiencing high levels of early weight loss actually can increase the length of time their mothers end up breastfeeding.