A multinational study has identified a key gene mutation responsible for type 2 diabetes, a finding that could lead to developing a predictive test for the disease, identifying which current medications work best and driving pharmaceutical research to find new therapies.
March 01, 2011
UCSF students are getting the help they need to pursue careers inside or outside of academia through the Graduate Student Internships for Career Exploration program, one of the first of its kind in the nation.
February 28, 2011
UCSF has received $48 million from the estate of Nina Ireland, a long-time supporter of UCSF, to further the university’s leadership in studying and treating a host of complex pulmonary conditions.
February 25, 2011
In a finding that once again displays the power of the female, UCSF neuroscientists have discovered that teenage male songbirds, still working to perfect their song, improve their performance in the presence of a female bird.
February 24, 2011
Among those cheering the recent opening of the new stem cell science building at UCSF were two patient advocates who have a personal connection to advancing the field of regenerative medicine.
February 22, 2011
Facing state budget cuts of $500 million for the University of California, UC President Mark Yudof on Tuesday issued a video message to the University community asking members to make their voices about investing in education heard.
February 15, 2011
Women’s health pioneer Marianne J. Legato, an internationally recognized specialist in women's health, will be the keynote speaker at the UCSF/UC Hastings symposium on February 25.
February 14, 2011
UCSF received more research funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) than any other public institution in 2010, and ranked third among all institutions nationwide, according to new figures released by the NIH.
January 31, 2011
UCSF is holding a panel discussion to provide an overview of a report issued late last year by the Institute of Medicine, which found that the role, responsibilities and education of nurses should significantly change in coming years.
January 18, 2011
UCSF this week will celebrate the opening of its first interprofessional health educational center, a 22,000-square-foot facility dedicated to team-based learning in a technologically advanced environment.