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Patterns of brain activity can be used to forecast seizure risk in epilepsy patients several days in advance, according to a new analysis of data obtained from clinically approved brain implants by neuroscientists at UCSF, the University of Bern and the University of Geneva.
On a history-making day, UCSF began the first vaccinations of its critical health care workforce, including both clinical and non-clinical staff whose work places them at heightened risk of infection by COVID-19.
Amid the challenges of 2020, the tenacity of the UCSF community has allowed us to shine. Take a moment to revisit the highlights from the year, read the science that captured people’s attention, and see moments that exemplify what we do.
Experts now believe it’s most effective to treat the whole family when traumas occur. UCSF researchers plan to develop a “Whole Family Wellness” intervention that integrates resources from Medi-Cal clinics with outside agencies and test it over a three-year period.
COVID-19 infections are once again rising at an alarming rate in San Francisco’s Latinx community, predominantly among low-income essential workers, according to results of a massive community-based testing blitz conducted before and after the Thanksgiving holiday.
Giant lizards with superpowered hearts. Hairless rodents that don’t seem to age. Songbirds that babble like human babies. These and other scurrying, soaring, and slithering wonders are teaching scientists how our own bodies work – and how to fix them.
In the new study, UCSF researchers showed rapid restoration of youthful cognitive abilities in aged mice, accompanied by a rejuvenation of brain and immune cells that could help explain improvements in brain function.