UCSF researchers have tackled a decade-long scientific conundrum, and their discovery is expected to lead to significant advances in using stem cells to treat genetic diseases before birth.
January 14, 2011
The bodies of virtually all U.S. pregnant women carry multiple chemicals, including some banned since the 1970s and others used in common products such as non-stick cookware, processed foods and personal care products, according to a new study from UCSF.
January 13, 2011
January 12, 2011
A team of scientists in the United States, South Korea, and Switzerland has uncovered a vast, complex network of 160,000 genetic interactions within yeast cells that changes dramatically when the cells are subjected to stress.
January 05, 2011
Susan Hyde, an award-winning professor and scientist with the UCSF School of Dentistry, promotes practices that preserve oral health and quality of life for both patients and practitioners.
December 17, 2010
The UCSF Challenge for the Children, a social media-based fundraising contest that won the support of prominent Silicon Valley companies, tech industry executives and other celebrities, concluded yesterday (Dec. 16, 2010), raising more than $1 million for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
December 17, 2010
Surpassing fundraising expectations ten-fold, thanks, in part to 12-year-old Paddy O’Brien, the Challenge for Children concluded December 16, generating more than $1 million for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital at Mission Bay.
December 16, 2010
UCSF researchers have shown for the first time that the human fetal immune system arises from an entirely different source than the adult immune system, and is more likely to tolerate than fight foreign substances in its environment.
December 14, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann released a video message citing this year’s accomplishments in advancing the University’s top three priorities – patient care, discovery and education.
December 07, 2010
Five dancers from the San Francisco Ballet volunteered to come to the children’s hospital on their day off, performing an abridged version of the “Nutcracker.”