UCSF ranked second among all institutions last year in biomedical research grants from the National Institutes of Health, and was the top public recipient, according to annual figures posted by the NIH.
July 16, 2013
Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, and Peter Sargent, PhD, were recently named to two new leadership positions in the UCSF School of Dentistry.
July 15, 2013
A new UCSF research project is exploring whether singing in a community choir can provide tangible health advantages to older adults.
July 12, 2013
San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center was put to the test following the Asiana Airlines crash, but outstanding trauma care is a hallmark of the safety-net hospital, a 140-year partner in health with UCSF.
July 10, 2013
A new study by UCSF researchers points to changes in intestinal bacteria as a possible explanation for why successfully treated HIV patients nonetheless experience life-shortening chronic diseases.
July 09, 2013
Sensory processing disorders are more prevalent in children than autism. In a groundbreaking new study, UCSF researchers have for the first time shown a biological basis for the disease in the brain structure.
July 03, 2013
UCSF scientists discussed their work in developing software, apps and online tools to help veterans with PTSD and brain injuries at the annual "Brain at War" symposium.
July 03, 2013
The ability to form blood vessels is one of evolution’s crowning achievements. Now, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified the molecular signals that direct the process of committing endothelial cells to become arteries or veins during embryonic development.
July 02, 2013
A UCSF-led team has discovered that vitamin C affects whether genes are switched on or off inside mouse stem cells, suggesting that it may play fundamental role in helping to guide normal development.
June 27, 2013
Finalists presented their work to a gathering of academic and industry reviewers recently as part of UCSF's Catalyst Awards, which provides valuable pilot funding to help drive promising early-stage research.