Today, with a host of tools garnered from precision medicine, patients can benefit from precise and effective therapies for some of the world's most daunting illnesses. UCSF Magazine explores the promise of precision medicine.
November 15, 2013
November 15, 2013
Precision Medicine Pillar No. 6: Digital Health. The Center for Digital Health Innovation shepherds the development of digital health innovations created at UCSF and validates the effectiveness of devices from both inside and outside the institution.
November 14, 2013
For the worst cases of type 1 diabetes, islet transplantation has freed hundreds of people from complete insulin dependence. UCSF is leading a push to bring this experimental procedure into the mainstream.
November 12, 2013
UCSF faculty members will discuss their cutting-edge approaches to researching and delivering health care on at Dreamforce 2013’s “Unusual Thinkers” track.
November 08, 2013
Today, UC San Francisco debuts a new video series showcasing a diverse group of scientists, clinicians and scholars talking about their work, its importance, and how it connects with the overall mission of UCSF.
October 30, 2013
UCSF's Pierre Theodore is the first surgeon to use the tech device, Google Glass, as a surgical tool to make a patient's CT and X-ray images available to him for quick reference while in the operating room.
October 29, 2013
UCSF's Center for Healthcare Value and its partners convened “The Future of Health Care Price Transparency in California: A Multi-Stakeholder Summit" to discuss strategies that could help lower medical costs.
October 24, 2013
Barbara Drew is leading research to solve the dangerous problem of alarm fatigue, in which clinicians turn down, turn off or tune out the alarms because they're exhausted by their frequency and false readings.
October 16, 2013
A UCSF-led team of scientists has discovered that a gene mutation found in some bladder cancers is indicative of low-risk tumors that are unlikely to recur or progress after surgery.
October 11, 2013
A team from UCSF was one of six winners of the worldwide OpenIDEO/Mayo Clinic Challenge that sought to answer the question, “How might we all maintain well-being and thrive as we age?”