To diagnose painful kidney stones in hospital emergency rooms, CT scans are no better than less-often-used ultrasound exams, according to a clinical study conducted at 15 medical centers.
September 17, 2014
September 15, 2014
The UCSF community is invited to hear Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, deliver his inaugural State of the University address on Tuesday, Sept. 30.
September 14, 2014
Juliana's Journey Foundation - established in honor of two-and-a-half-year-old Juliana Peña, who passed away in 2012 from brain cancer - recently gave $15,000 to UCSF's Kate Matthay, MD, to develop treatments for neuroblastoma.
September 10, 2014
UCSF is working to create an online platform that health workers around the world can use to predict where malaria is likely to be transmitted using data on Google Earth Engine.
September 08, 2014
It was a spectacular celebration for the UCSF community that culminated in the ceremonial "turning on the lights" at the new Mission Bay medical center. Browse some of the day's colorful sights.
September 04, 2014
UCSF’s Center for Digital Health Innovation director Michael Blum talks about the future of digital health and how advanced health wearables could lead to big changes in the way we practice medicine.
September 02, 2014
UCSF pediatric transplant recipients and donors celebrate and share experiences at the 19th Annual Chris Mudge UCSF Pediatric Transplant Picnic.
August 26, 2014
In a U.S. health care system that’s often fragmented and costly for the consumer, this approach is streamlining primary care by treating the whole person with a collaborative team.
August 26, 2014
When members of the Neurointensive Care (Neuro ICU) Unit at the UCSF Medical Center started receiving the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from various sources, they jumped at the chance to accept the challenge and to donate to ALS research.
August 24, 2014
When urologist Peter Carroll, MD, MPH, did his residency at UCSF 30 years ago, cancer was “a word that was whispered,” a knowledgeable patient was someone who just followed doctor’s orders and oftentimes a diagnosis wasn’t made until disease was advanced.