July 14, 2010
A commercial brain fitness program has been shown to improve memory in older adults, at least in the period soon after training. The findings are the first to show that practicing simple visual tasks can improve the accuracy of short-term, or “working” visual memory.
June 29, 2010
Playing soccer with kids in the Western Addition is one of the ways Chief Pediatric Resident Sonny Tat works to improve public health as part of the University Community Partnership program.
June 28, 2010
Faculty, staff, students and trainees can sign up to be trained as citizen first responders in the Neighborhood Emergency Response Training session at UCSF Mission Bay in July.
June 23, 2010
The public is welcome to attend UCSF Mini Medical School’s summer program, which addresses several hot topics in stem cell research that foreshadow the future of modern medicine as well as advances in primary care.
June 18, 2010
Julene Johnson is headed for Finland and Kari Radoff is going to Nicaragua as part of the J. William Fulbright Program.
June 04, 2010
UCSF Today summary: Now members of the UCSF community can access campus shuttle schedules and other useful information on their hand-held devices via the new UCSF Mobile Web.
May 27, 2010
Three new UCSF studies describe the wide reach of the tobacco industry and its influence on young people, military veterans and national health care reform.
May 26, 2010
Exercise can buffer the effects of stress-induced cell aging, according to new research from UCSF that revealed actual benefits of physical activity at the cellular level.
May 14, 2010
The campus community is invited to learn about the health hazards of tobacco at UCSF’s World No Tobacco Day event on May 28.
May 12, 2010
Understanding the processes underlying the diminishing life span of HIV patients, even though they are responding well to anti-retroviral therapy, will be the focus of a daylong symposium on May 18.
May 11, 2010
Joseph Newhouse, a prominent expert in the field of health economics, will talk about health reform at UCSF on May 17.
May 11, 2010
The Science Coalition (TSC), a nonprofit group of 50 U.S. research universities, released a report that highlights 100 “success stories” of companies that are the result of federal investments in basic research, including seven companies affiliated with UC research.
May 05, 2010
Members of the UCSF community are invited to take a walk on one of several organized treks as part of “UC Walks” day.
April 22, 2010
Insight into pneumonia deaths due to antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections emerges from UCSF study.
April 14, 2010
New research investigating neurological decline in a population of “super healthy” elderly subjects found that the decline in neurological function of the peripheral nervous system attributed to aging may be related to metabolic factors, such as blood sugar levels, even if these factors are within the normal range.