Brain cancers are deadly more often than not, but UCSF researchers have determined that a particular genetic signature in is associated with longer survival, a discovery that may lead to better therapies for some of the deadliest brain cancers.
December 14, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann released a video message citing this year’s accomplishments in advancing the University’s top three priorities – patient care, discovery and education.
December 11, 2010
Health care inequality in South Africa is even worse for poor, black South Africans than it was under apartheid, according to new study co-authored by UCSF internal medicine resident Sanjay Basu.
December 08, 2010
Leading UCSF faculty are featured in videos on the iBioSeminars website, which brings the world’s best biology in seminars to people around the world.
November 30, 2010
Richard Abbott, MD, won an award for excellence in ophthalmology in the Asia-Pacific region following work to promote uniform global standards for eye care.
November 19, 2010
UCSF’s Stanley Prusiner, who received the National Medal of Science from President Barack Obama on Wednesday, urges today’s students to become the next generation of scientists.
November 12, 2010
Rebecca Smith-Bindman, a professor of radiology at UCSF, recently received a $9.2 million federal stimulus grant to study ultrasound versus CT.
November 11, 2010
Ophir Klein wants to use stem cells to grow teeth. Because teeth are simple in comparison to large, vital organs, they may serve as a proving ground for regenerative medicine.
November 09, 2010
CT scans to detect lung cancer early can save lives, according to a study of 53,456 current and former smokers ages 55 to 74.
November 09, 2010
Smoking in women with breast cancer increases breast cancer deaths and deaths overall, according to preliminary research results presented by UCSF epidemiologist Dejana Braithwaite, PhD, at a meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.