Knight, an associate professor in the Department of Physiology, investigates how the brain senses the needs of the body and then generates specific behaviors to restore physiologic balance – sometimes in surprising ways.
Oral diseases, such as tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancers, are a major health burden affecting 3.5 billion people worldwide, but are largely ignored by the global health community, according to…
While effective treatments exist for the more than 30 million Americans with CKD, nearly 50 percent of such patients continued to suffer from uncontrolled hypertension and 40 percent from uncontrolled diabetes.
Every day, California's Poison Hotline responds to over 700 calls from those needing to know whether a substance is toxic. Whether it's hand sanitizer, glow sticks, pills, or worse, UCSF operators are on hand to help determine if it's an actual medical emergency.