A new study led by UCSF researchers has found that mice who spend too much time in their thermal “comfort zone” while gorging on fatty foods more than double their risk of developing cardiovascular disease compared to mice who stayed cool while eating the same diet.
Louis Ptacek and William Seeley have been selected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.
In his new role as UCSF’s first vice chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, Keith Yamamoto will lead efforts to position the University optimally by influencing and shaping science policy at the state and national levels.
The UCSF Child and Adolescent Gender Center is a one-stop, interdisciplinary clinic offering the wide range of services necessary for mental and physical evaluation and care – and if deemed appropriate, a healthy transition – for children diagnosed with gender dysphoria.
It is worthwhile to give patients expensive new drugs that can cure their hepatitis C much earlier than some insurers are now willing to pay for them, according to a UCSF study.
UCSF researchers has discovered that single-celled yeast have sensory biases that can be hacked by a carefully engineered illusion, a finding that could be used to develop new approaches to fighting diseases such as cancer.