David Julius, PhD, who uses natural molecules found in tarantulas and hot chili peppers to study pain, has been named the winner of the 2013 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research.
June 14, 2013
The UCSF School of Medicine is one of 11 medical schools that’s been selected by the American Medical Association (AMA) to receive $1 million over five years to develop and implement innovative curricula around the best medical practices.
June 11, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital ranks among the nation's best children's hospitals in nine specialties, according to the 2013-2014 Best Children's Hospitals survey by the U.S. News Media Group.
June 10, 2013
Men with prostate cancer may significantly improve their survival chances with a simple change in their diet, a new UCSF-led study has found.
June 10, 2013
A new UCSF-led study looks at the close link between diabetes and dementia, which can create a vicious cycle.
June 09, 2013
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have deciphered how a protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons – providing much-needed clues into the brain’s ability to form long-lasting memories.
June 05, 2013
A new UCSF study finds that poor sleep – particularly waking too early – appears to play a significant role in raising unhealthy levels of inflammation among women with coronary heart disease.
June 04, 2013
Investigators at Duke Medicine and UCSF have been selected to oversee a nationwide research program on antibacterial resistance, which will focus on the growing unmet challenges associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and E. coli.
June 03, 2013
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center today announced the formation of the Oncology Innovation Alliance (OIA), a public-private partnership focusing on the discovery and development of novel therapies and their potential role in treating various types of hematologic cancers and solid tumors.
May 30, 2013
WHAT: UC San Francisco will hold a special symposium, “Living Outside the Safety Net: LGBT Families & Social Security,” in which a panel of experts will discuss disparities in Social Security laws for same-sex couples and their children.