Lowell High School football player Jacky Tang went through a barrage of medical tests at UCSF’s PlaySafe Cardiac Physicals, an interdisciplinary clinic designed to detect underlying medical abnormalities in young athletes and prevent sudden death.
May 08, 2013
A new application of an existing medical imaging technology could help predict long-term damage in patients with traumatic brain injury, according to a recent UCSF study.
May 07, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann sees a future in which health care consumers drive treatments and innovation, sharing that vision in a recent TEDMED talk.
May 06, 2013
Top leaders in government, science, technology, business and academia came together at OME 2013 to not just discuss precision medicine, but develop strategies for making it a reality within the next decade.
May 03, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital recently held its annual teen prom, as part of its programs to ensure that each child's developmental and emotional needs are met during their hospital stays.
May 03, 2013
UCSF is embarking on a public awareness campaign that focuses on how precision medicine can impact each person. What if you could ensure a healthier future for someone you love?
April 30, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann joined Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, and Peggy Hamburg, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, to talk about precision medicine in the lead up to the OME Precision Medicine Summit at UCSF.
April 23, 2013
UCSF is a part of a broad coalition called San Francisco Health Improvement Partnerships (SF HIP) that’s been tackling health disparities across the city's diverse population.
April 19, 2013
Adolescence is a unique period of change when many mental health disorders are known to first emerge, yet nearly half of adolescents are lacking coordinated and continuous health care that could identify symptoms early, according to a new UCSF study.
April 16, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann speaks at TEDMED this week, discussing how physicians can empower patients to improve their health care.