UCSF’s new building at Mission Bay to house desktop research, administrative space, and a new Center for Vision Neurosciences with ophthalmology clinics and academic space recently received approval from the UC Regents.
For his pioneering research on plasticity, the brain’s remarkable capacity to modify its structure and function, UCSF's Michael M. Merzenich, PhD, has been awarded the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.
It started with a small but persistent noise in her right ear. After other doctors failing to identify the source of the noise, clinicians at UCSF were able to inform the patient that she had a dural arteriovenous fistula in her right sigmoid sinus.
Think the nest of cables under your desk is bad? Try keeping the trillions of connections crisscrossing your brain organized and free of tangles. A new UCSF study reveals this seemingly intractable job may be simpler than it appears.
Although routine preoperative testing is not indicated for patients undergoing cataract surgery, researchers at UCSF have found that it is still a common occurrence and is driven primarily by provider practice patterns rather than patient characteristics.
Margaret Wallhagen, professor of gerontological nursing in the UCSF School of Nursing and a geriatric nurse practitioner, has been named chair of the Board of Trustees of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation’s leading organization for people with hearing loss.