The scientific community at UCSF is reacting positively to the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that human genes cannot be patented.
June 13, 2013
June 07, 2013
The pace at which Nancy Ascher, UCSF’s first female chair of surgery and one of the nation's top doctors, propels through every day is the velocity required for the steep ascent of a remarkable career.
June 05, 2013
After waiting more than a year for a kidney and liver transplant, 2-year-old Matthew Ouimet now has his two new organs after surgery at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
June 05, 2013
UCSF has joined nearly 70 other health care, research and patient advocacy organizations in a global alliance to enable researchers and physicians around the world to share genomic and clinical data.
June 04, 2013
The turnout for this year's free skin cancer screening hosted by the UCSF Department of Dermatology made it one of the most successful. The blazing Saturday sun may have been an appropriate reminder about the importance for getting checked.
May 30, 2013
UCSF has long led the way in demonstrating the positive effects of living a healthy lifestyle. Turns out, a healthy lifestyle can not only keep illness at bay, but it may even stop a disease like cancer dead in its tracks.
May 24, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital opened a new pediatric emergency department on the Parnasssus campus in April to help fill the need for child-focused emergency services in San Francisco.
May 22, 2013
The many ways in which UCSF students reach out to the community are as diverse as San Francisco itself, from combating Hepatitis B to hosting radio shows about science careers.
May 21, 2013
UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, which treat some of the most critically ill patients, has prepared for the two-day strike by working to reduce the number of patients in the hospitals by half.
May 20, 2013
Marking a significant milestone in the lives of medical students, the UCSF School of Medicine conferred doctor of medicine degrees to the Class of 2013 during a commencement ceremony on May 16.