For the worst cases of type 1 diabetes, islet transplantation has freed hundreds of people from complete insulin dependence. UCSF is leading a push to bring this experimental procedure into the mainstream.
November 14, 2013
November 12, 2013
UCSF faculty members will discuss their cutting-edge approaches to researching and delivering health care on at Dreamforce 2013’s “Unusual Thinkers” track.
October 30, 2013
UCSF's Pierre Theodore is the first surgeon to use the tech device, Google Glass, as a surgical tool to make a patient's CT and X-ray images available to him for quick reference while in the operating room.
September 16, 2013
UCSF's fifth annual trauma summit, held at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, drew dozens of surgeons from developing countries who came to learn cutting-edge techniques.
September 03, 2013
Dozens of families gathered for an annual picnic to celebrate the life of a loved one who has undergone an organ transplant surgery at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
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.
May 16, 2013
Unless you weigh more than 400 pounds, it’s difficult to imagine walking a mile in James Dials’ shoes. In fact, for most of his life, he couldn’t do that either.
April 29, 2013
Some of the most widely prescribed antidepressant medications are associated with increased risk of bleeding, transfusion, hospital readmission and death when taken around the time of surgery, according to an analysis co-led by UCSF.
March 18, 2013
The American Cancer Society will pay tribute to Laura Esserman, MD, MBA, a nationally and internationally known leader in the field of breast cancer care and research, on March 19.