UCSF Medical Center will be one step closer to breaking ground for a new hospital complex on the UCSF Mission Bay campus when an agenda item on the project’s design, budget and environmental certification comes up for approval by the University of California Board of Regents this week.
September 15, 2008
September 04, 2008
Media coverage of the story of Terri Schiavo demonstrated the mass media’s potentially powerful influence on people’s decision making about their own end-of-life care, according to a study by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.
September 02, 2008
Scientists have identified a way in which the brain’s ability to process information diminishes with age, and shown that this break down contributes to the decreased ability to form memories that is associated with normal aging.
September 02, 2008
Rong Wang, PhD UCSF scientists have discovered that a gene controlling whether blood vessels differentiate into arteries or veins during embryonic development is linked to a vascular disorder in the brain that causes stroke.
August 25, 2008
California’s state tobacco control program saved $86 billion--in 2004 dollars--in personal healthcare costs in its first 15 years, according to a study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco.
August 15, 2008
The UCSF University Community Partnerships Council has announced its first annual grants awards, totaling $166,055, to 12 San Francisco-based public-health community organizations. Of these, four grants specifically target community groups based in Bayview Hunters Point (BVHP), with awards totaling $99,522.
August 13, 2008
Five UCSF stem cell scientists have received New Faculty grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
August 11, 2008
An aggressive childhood brain tumor known as medulloblastoma originates in normal brain “stem” cells that turn malignant when acted on by a known mutant, cancer-causing oncogene, say researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
August 08, 2008
Scientists have identified a pattern of gene activity that predicts which patients who experience the first clinical symptoms of multiple sclerosis – known as clinically isolated syndrome – are at high risk of converting to the full blown disease.
August 01, 2008
The Veterans Health Research Institute –– today announced the creation of a new logo andtag line “to represent our organization as we move forward and grow,” according to Executive Director Robert E. Obana.