UCSF Pride Hall, UCSF’s new research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, will house more than 800 UCSF employees, including about 200 physician-scientists and clinicians.
UCSF researchers are working across disease specialties. Diabetes researchers are looking at how oncologists use CAR T-cell therapy to reprogram a person’s immune system to attack cancer cells, for example. They hope to similarly reprogram the immune system to fight diabetes.
An Oregon prison is testing a Norwegian-inspired approach to prison reform that’s designed to bring greater humanity to corrections and improve conditions for staff and prison residents. This includes reducing the use of solitary confinement.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is the first hospital in the West to administer a newly approved gene therapy to treat beta thalassemia with gene therapy, reducing the need for lifelong blood transfusions.