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Researchers at UCSF have demonstrated how to engineer smart immune cells that are effective against solid tumors, opening the door to treating a variety of cancers that have long been untouchable with immunotherapies.
The University of California shared the details of a proposed policy on COVID-19 vaccination as part of its engagement with its community as it joins the California State University in supporting immunizations as part of an expected return of students, faculty, academic appointees and staff to in-person instruction across the state this fall.
Young adults must step up their exercise routines to reduce their chances of developing high blood pressure or hypertension – a condition that may lead to heart attack and stroke, as well as dementia in later life.
Cells from individuals with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) were found to have higher than expected rates of methylation at specific sites on their DNA, when compared to cells from healthy individuals without MDD, according to a study by a multidisciplinary team of UCSF, in collaboration with others.
While researchers are still striving to understand why some patients experience these “long-haul” symptoms, two UCSF clinicians from complimentary specialties have teamed up to create an integrative medicine skills program that can give such patients better tools to cope with the debilitating symptoms.
UCSF has been granted renewed accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) for the maximum ten-year accreditation period. WSCUC accreditation ensures that an institution meets rigorous standards of quality and integrity and allows students enrolled in the institution to receive Title IV federal financial aid funding.
In the third installment of UCSF’s three-part series, “COVID-19: The Path Forward,” a panel of health and policy experts met March 23 to examine COVID-19's impact on our society and look ahead to how we rebuild and prepare for future pandemics.
Cancer starts with mutations in a cell’s DNA, but new UCSF research shows that the endurance of a tumor relies on its ability to rapidly evolve and adapt to challenges brought about by the environment in which it grows.