A brain protein already known to play a central role in the "feast or fast" signaling that controls the urge to eat has now been found to influence appetite in a second way. The discovery identifies a potential new target for drugs against obesity.
October 15, 2004
October 13, 2004
A mystery long associated with Huntington's disease has been resolved by a team of researchers at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, ...
October 01, 2004
* WHEN: 1:15 to 2:15 pm, Friday, October 1 * WHERE: UCSF Children’s Hospital, 505 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, in Moffitt Cafe on the hospital’s second floor. * WHAT: Kickoff of the 2004 Macy’s Holiday Tree fundraiser for UCSF Children’s Hospital, featuring Kimberly Guilfoyle Newsom, SF Police Chief Heather Fong, representatives from Macy’s West, young UCSF patients and members of the cast of the Lion King.
September 29, 2004
Funding over five years will further expert's research into HIV/AIDS
September 28, 2004
Joseph DeRisi, PhD, of UCSF, has been named a 2004 MacArthur Fellow, one of the highest honors bestowed on an individual in the United States.
September 24, 2004
Robert M. Wachter, MD, chief of the medical service and chair of the patient safety committee at UCSF Medical Center, is a recipient of the 2004 John M. Eisenberg award.
September 15, 2004
Researchers in the UCSF School of Nursing have received a new $1.4 million grant to expand a project focused on measuring the quality of nursing care in Bay Area hospitals.
September 13, 2004
## Events * Thursday, October 7 NATIONAL DEPRESSION SCREENING DAY: Free confidential depression and anxiety screening, informational talk and referrals provided. 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. UCSF Parnassus Campus, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, 401 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco. (415) 476-7500.
September 13, 2004
## WHEN: 11:15 am, Tuesday, September 14 ## WHERE: UCSF Children’s Hospital, 505 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco ## WHAT: Inauguration of the “Little Wishes” program at UCSF Children’s Hospital. MAYOR GAVIN NEWSOM and leaders from UCSF and “Little Wishes” will welcome the program’s supporters with a party in the All Stars courtyard at UCSF Children’s Hospital. The Mayor will visit some patients’ hospital rooms as these children receive the gifts that fill their wishes.
September 09, 2004
Bacteria thrive on it, red blood cells carry it in high concentration, yet the human brain can't tolerate it. The ability of cells to acquire or dispose of ammonia can be a matter of life and death.