Stem-cell researchers at UCSF have found a key role for a protein called BMI1 that may help scientists direct the development of tissues to replace damaged organs in the human body.
July 19, 2013
UCSF is piloting a video series designed to inspire and inform the campus community about the great work that scientists and scholars do every day that is part of the University's advancing health worldwide mission.
July 18, 2013
UCSF researchers have found a way to knock down cancers caused by a tumor-driving protein called “myc,” paving the way for patients with myc-driven cancers to enroll in clinical trials for experimental treatments.
July 16, 2013
UCSF ranked second among all institutions last year in biomedical research grants from the National Institutes of Health, and was the top public recipient, according to annual figures posted by the NIH.
July 16, 2013
Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, and Peter Sargent, PhD, were recently named to two new leadership positions in the UCSF School of Dentistry.
July 15, 2013
A new UCSF research project is exploring whether singing in a community choir can provide tangible health advantages to older adults.
July 12, 2013
San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center was put to the test following the Asiana Airlines crash, but outstanding trauma care is a hallmark of the safety-net hospital, a 140-year partner in health with UCSF.
July 10, 2013
A new study by UCSF researchers points to changes in intestinal bacteria as a possible explanation for why successfully treated HIV patients nonetheless experience life-shortening chronic diseases.
July 09, 2013
Sensory processing disorders are more prevalent in children than autism. In a groundbreaking new study, UCSF researchers have for the first time shown a biological basis for the disease in the brain structure.
July 03, 2013
UCSF scientists discussed their work in developing software, apps and online tools to help veterans with PTSD and brain injuries at the annual "Brain at War" symposium.