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.
For patients with glioma, the most common primary brain tumor, new findings may explain why current therapies fail to eradicate the cancer. A UCSF-led team of scientists has identified for the first time that progenitor rather than neural stem cells underly a type of glioma called oligodendroglioma.
UCSF physicians are combating a devastating side effect of chemotherapy with an innovative new program -- “Hair to Stay” -- to evaluate devices that could reduce scalp hair loss in breast cancer patients.
UCSF researchers have identified an existing medication that restores key elements of the immune system that, when out of balance, lead to a steady decline in immunity and health as people age.
Health care inequality in South Africa is even worse for poor, black South Africans than it was under apartheid, according to new study co-authored by UCSF internal medicine resident Sanjay Basu.
Sir Richard Feachem
A team of UCSF researchers has engineered E. coli with the key molecular circuitry that will enable genetic engineers to program cells to communicate and perform computations.
Leading UCSF faculty are featured in videos on the iBioSeminars website, which brings the world’s best biology in seminars to people around the world.
Hope S. Rugo, MD
Michelle Melisko, MD
Wolf Mehling, MD