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July 25, 2014
Margaret Wallhagen, Ph.D., professor of gerontological nursing in the UCSF School of Nursing and a geriatric nurse practitioner, has been named chair of the Board of Trustees of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation’s leading organization for people with hearing loss.
July 10, 2014
In a new study led by UCSF scientists, a chemical compound designed to precisely target part of a crucial cellular quality-control network provided significant protection, in rats and mice, against degenerative forms of blindness and diabetes.
June 26, 2014
In a new study by UC San Francisco scientists, running, when accompanied by visual stimuli, restored brain function to normal levels in mice that had been deprived of visual experience in early life.
October 14, 2013
A UCSF opthamologist and bioengineer are collaborating to develop a tiny, flexible, implantable film that's able to deliver conventional medicines and also complex antibody-based drugs to treat eye diseases.
April 18, 2012
The longstanding mystery of how selective hearing works — how people can tune in to a single speaker while tuning out their crowded, noisy environs — is solved this week in the journal Nature by two scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
December 21, 2011
A UCSF study shows a popular treatment for a potentially blinding eye infection is just as effective if given every six months versus annually.