The popular idea that Northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D – vital for healthy bones and immune function – is questioned by UC San Francisco researchers in a new study.
June 12, 2014
In the most comprehensive study of the Mexican population to date, researchers from UCSF and Stanford University, along with Mexico’s National Institute of Genomic Medicine, have identified tremendous genetic diversity.
July 11, 2013
UCSF Medical Center has become the only institution in the United States to have received a perfect score on the national LGBT Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) for six consecutive years.
May 30, 2013
WHAT: UC San Francisco will hold a special symposium, “Living Outside the Safety Net: LGBT Families & Social Security,” in which a panel of experts will discuss disparities in Social Security laws for same-sex couples and their children.