New research conducted at UCSF sheds lights on how fingers and toes are formed in the womb, a finding likely to fundamentally reshape biologists' understanding of how cells communicate to each other during development.
April 29, 2013
August 16, 2011
Asthma risk genes, inluding one in African Americans, have been identified in a new analysis of several large genome-wide studies of ethnically diverse populations.
March 03, 2011
A new analysis of genetic data from nearly 200 humans whose DNA has been sequenced as part of the 1000 Genomes Project challenges conventional thinking among those who study evolution.
February 17, 2011
The campus community is remembering longtime UCSF scientist Charles Epstein, an international leader in medical genetics, who died on Feb. 15, 2011, at his home after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
January 27, 2011
Five basic scientists at UCSF will be awarded the distinction of fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on February 19.
January 11, 2011
Carmen A. Peralta, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the UCSF School of Medicine, was recognized recently with a 2010 Nickens Faculty Fellowship.
January 04, 2011
Parkinson’s disease researcher Robert Nussbaum, a human geneticist and neuroscientist at UCSF, has been named to receive the prestigious Klaus Joachim Zülch Neuroscience Prize for 2011.
December 15, 2010
Weight gain and environmental pollutants might be linked, an award-winning worm researcher suggests.
November 03, 2010
Scientists this week are moving into the headquarters for the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCSF, where they will continue to advance a field transformed by the revolutionary achievement of Shinya Yamanaka.
November 02, 2010
New technologies and techniques continue to accelerate the pace of discovery in human genetics research, a fact made clear by scientists who spoke about their searches for important mutations, gene variants and answers to basic biological questions at the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics’ fifth-anniversary symposium on Oct. 28.