Two-day symposium will bring together scientists from a variety of disciplines to discuss emerging trends in diseases such as Lyme, malaria, dengue, Zika and others that are transmitted by mosquitos, ticks, flies and other arthropod vectors.
The new UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative aims to decrease homelessness by rigorously examining and evaluating what is known about homelessness and answering unresolved questions about effective intervention strategies.
Made possible by a $30 million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff, UCSF announced the launch of the UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative, a new center that will research and identify evidence-based solutions to prevent and end homelessness.
UC San Francisco is collaborating with the nonprofit Lazarex Cancer Foundation on a three-year study to identify ways to improve cancer clinical trial participation among medically underserved populations, including low-income individuals and racial and ethnic minorities.
Tobacco conglomerates that used colors, flavors and marketing techniques to entice children as future smokers transferred these same strategies to sweetened beverages when they bought food and drinks companies.