A group of scientists at UCSF and Columbia University estimates that slapping a penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages would prevent nearly 100,000 cases of heart disease, 8,000 strokes and 26,000 deaths every year.
January 09, 2012
January 09, 2012
John Maa, MD, an assistant professor in the UCSF Department of Surgery, and Neal Baer, MD, executive producer of TV's "ER" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," will address "The Futre of Emergency Care in America - Doctors as Storytellers" on January 11 in Cole Hall on the Parnassus campus.
October 28, 2011
UCSF biochemist Bruce Alberts has devoted his long career to improving the understanding and appreciation of science, which this week takes center stage at UCSF and beyond as part of the first-ever Bay Area Science Festival.
August 17, 2011
Congressional Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at UCSF Mission Bay recently to launch the Bay Area Science Festival, a weeklong series of mostly free events designed to excite and inspire the public about science and technology.
August 11, 2011
UCSF leaders in Global Health Sciences urged the graduating class of global health scholars to work toward achieving health care equity around the world.
August 10, 2011
Jaime Sepúlveda, who will join the University as executive director of UCSF Global Health Sciences on September 1, delivered a commencement address to the 2011 Class of Masters of Sciences in Global Health.
August 08, 2011
San Francisco General Hospital trauma surgeon Rochelle Dicker, who has treated many pedestrians who ended up in the emergency room after being struck by vehicles, is working with city officials to help make the streets of San Francisco safer.
June 17, 2011
The U.S. Medicaid program is likely paying far more than necessary for medications and not offering patients the most effective ones available, by ignoring international evidence-based lists of safe and effective medications, according to a new study by researchers at UCSF.
April 01, 2011
David Vlahov arrives to UCSF on April 1 for his first day on the job as dean of the UCSF School of Nursing.
March 30, 2011
California is at the forefront of health care reform but success will depend on a partnership between doctors and the state, according to a new analysis led by UCSF.