A commercial brain fitness program has been shown to improve memory in older adults, at least in the period soon after training. The findings are the first to show that practicing simple visual tasks can improve the accuracy of short-term, or “working” visual memory.
July 14, 2010
UCSF is accepting applications up to August 1 for the kick-off of a new Doctoral Program in Epidemiology and Translational Science this fall.
June 03, 2010
UCSF’s Renee Navarro and Amy Levine, both champions of diversity, played pivotal roles in the recent UC Diversity Pipeline Initiative, which encourages female students to pursue careers as faculty in the health sciences.
May 25, 2010
Undergraduate students from as far away as Fresno came to UCSF recently for an inside look at one of the nation’s best graduate schools.
May 20, 2010
Graduation season is in full swing at UCSF with commencement ceremonies that continue next month for the schools of dentistry and nursing.
May 19, 2010
They are intellectually fearless and a bit unorthodox. They form a crazy quilt of undergraduate majors, birthplaces, interests, and experiences. Read the story about UCSF's graduate students on the UCSF School of Pharmacy website.
May 18, 2010
Faculty and staff managers and supervisors are encouraged to take a new online course to expand their knowledge and understanding of diversity issues and laws.
May 11, 2010
The Science Coalition (TSC), a nonprofit group of 50 U.S. research universities, released a report that highlights 100 “success stories” of companies that are the result of federal investments in basic research, including seven companies affiliated with UC research.
April 27, 2010
UCSF’s Louann Brizendine, author of “The Male Brain” and “The Female Brain” will talk at UCSF on April 29.
April 15, 2010
The UCSF School of Medicine is ranked among the top five medical schools in the nation in a new survey on “America’s Best Graduate Schools” conducted by U.S. News & World Report.