In California, terminally ill individuals can now choose to end their lives. In light of this, UCSF experts examine both the ethical responsibilities and implications for end-of-life and palliative care.
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden visited UCSF to meet with top cancer experts as part of the National Cancer Moonshot initiative to develop new approaches that fast-forward the development of novel therapies.
Older adults with dementia who live at home are at high risk of having pain, according to UC San Francisco researchers, and creative interventions and programs such as home-based palliative care are needed to manage their pain adequately.
Researchers at UCSF have pulled aside the curtain on a protein informally known as the “wasabi receptor,” revealing at near-atomic resolution structures that could be targeted with anti-inflammatory pain drugs.