Although the vast majority of Americans understand the importance of taking part in clinical research to advance medical science, three in four adults have little to no knowledge about how clinical research works or how to participate. UCSF is trying to bridge that information gap.
November 22, 2011
November 18, 2011
A National Academy of Sciences committee co-chaired by UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, recommends the creation of a Google maps-like data network that could transform the future of medical discovery, diagnosis and treatment.
November 17, 2011
For the fifth year in a row, a team from Lincoln High School, one of just two made up of high school students, came home with a gold medal in an international science competition after spending 10 weeks in the UCSF lab of Wendell Lim, PhD.
November 16, 2011
Our mature brains may not be so old and inflexible after all. Scientists are discovering that the human brain can improve its performance to counter the consequences of cognitive impairment and even the trauma of stroke-induced brain damage.
November 14, 2011
November 10, 2011
Microbes that dwell within us can help or harm us, according to UCSF experts at "Gut Check," a lunchtime panel discussion hosted by UCSF as part of the Bay Area Science Festival last week.
November 08, 2011
More than 21,000 people converged to AT&T Park for the first annual Bay Area Science Festival, a spectacularly successful community outreach event sponsored in part by UCSF.
November 01, 2011
The UCSF “D’Vice Squad,” a group of innovators from across the Bay Area, has drawn from diverse disciplines over the last two years to develop medical devices for children.
October 28, 2011
The San Francisco Bay Area Science Festival offers more than 100 mostly free events to put science and technology at everybody's fingertips and to encourage the next generation of scientists and innovators.
October 26, 2011
Three UCSF volunteers are leading a $25-million fundraising campaign to raise funds for brain cancer treatment and research.