Often deadly “triple-negative” breast cancers might be effectively treated in many cases with a drug that targets a previously unknown vulnerability in the tumors, UCSF reports.
October 03, 2013
Former Olympic swimming legends are coming to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital to meet with young patients in the hospital’s school room.
October 02, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland have signed an agreement to jointly operate BayChildren’s Physicians (BCP), a pediatric multi-specialty physician foundation.
October 02, 2013
UCSF is alerting some of its patients to the theft of an employee’s laptop computer that held patient information.
September 30, 2013
Three Gladstone scientists have won research awards from divisions of the National Institutes of Health equaling an approximate total of $12.5 million over five years for their groundbreaking research to overcome HIV/AIDS.
September 27, 2013
A consortium of the five University of California medical campuses, including UCSF, has been awarded a $12 million grant and designated by the National Institutes of Health as one of three Centers for Accelerated Innovations by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
September 26, 2013
UCSF soon will be the first U.S. medical school at which medical students can earn academic credit for editing medical content on Wikipedia.
September 25, 2013
A class of flame retardants that has been linked to learning difficulties in children has rapidly declined in pregnant women’s blood since the chemicals were banned in California a decade ago, according to a study led by researchers at UCSF.
September 24, 2013
Sequoia Capital Chairman Sir Michael Moritz and his wife, Harriet Heyman, in collaboration with UCSF, have kicked off a new endowment with a $60 million contribution to ensure the future of PhD education programs in the basic sciences.
September 23, 2013
Covered California will begin enrolling residents into the new health insurance marketplace on October 1, and UCSF has a number of health policy experts available to discuss the potential impacts of the health insurance exchange.