Zika virus can infect numerous cell types in the human placenta and amniotic sac, according to researchers at UCSF and UC Berkeley who show in a new paper how the virus travels from a pregnant woman to her fetus.
Taking patients’ risk of developing dental caries (“cavities”) into account can help dentists effectively tailor individual prevention and treatment efforts, according to a recent study led by researchers from the UCSF School of Dentistry.
For the third year in a row, UCSF's four schools — of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy — topped the nation in federal biomedical research funding in their fields, according to 2015 figures from the National Institutes of Health.
Being out of work often means being out of food, out of a home, out of options. But thanks to the UCSF School of Dentistry’s Community Dental Clinic, dental care is available to those who can least afford it.