New research conducted at UCSF sheds lights on how fingers and toes are formed in the womb, a finding likely to fundamentally reshape biologists' understanding of how cells communicate to each other during development.
April 29, 2013
April 29, 2013
Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH The pharmaceutical industry gets a bad rap for having a corrupting influence on clinical trials, but that perception undermines the many scientific breakthroughs that have come from industry-backed research, according to UC San Francisco’s chancellor.
April 24, 2013
Three UCSF scientists have been selected to join the 2013 class of one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies for top scholars, scientists, writers, artists and civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders.
April 19, 2013
Adolescence is a unique period of change when many mental health disorders are known to first emerge, yet nearly half of adolescents are lacking coordinated and continuous health care that could identify symptoms early, according to a new UCSF study.
April 11, 2013
The UCSF Medical Center recently published its first sustainability report, which documents a variety of initiatives underway for constructing green buildings, conserving energy and water, offering sustainable food and creating systems to divert waste.
April 08, 2013
UCSF is hosting a research symposium on Saturday, April 13 to honor longtime UCSF professor Robert Jaffe, MD, a leading specialist in clinical reproductive endocrinology at the UCSF Center for Reproductive Health.
April 05, 2013
UCSF neurologist Stephen Hauser has been named the winner of its 2013 Charcot award, the top international prize for lifetime achievement in multiple sclerosis research.
April 02, 2013
President Barack Obama has unveiled a bold public-private initiative to map the brain to gain greater insight on how we think, learn and remember and to better understand and treat diseases ranging from autism to schizophrenia.
March 26, 2013
After earning a PhD degree in mechanical engineering, Hana El-Samad is now a basic scientist at UCSF where her research aims to use algorithms to better understand how signals get encoded and decoded in cellular circuits.
March 21, 2013
An innovative project to develop a potential therapy to treat a wide range of cancers has won a major UC San Francisco award that aims to drive promising early-stage research through the complex process of translating ideas into patient benefit.