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The COVID-19 crisis inside jails and prisons has laid bare the public health emergency created by mass incarceration in this country. UCSF experts say the health care system has an important role to play in helping to attenuate these harms.
Researchers found that patients with a pediatric cancer who were protected under the ACA’s dependent coverage provision were more likely to remain on private insurance for longer durations compared to their older peers who turned 19 before the Act.
Now in their seventh year, the Best Global Universities rankings focus on schools’ academic research and reputation overall instead of specific undergraduate and graduate programs. These global rankings help the increasing number of students exploring international higher education options to more accurately compare institutions around the world.
UCSF has selected a historic preservation firm for the delicate task of relocating a series of 10 New Deal-era murals from a seismically vulnerable building on the University’s Parnassus Heights campus.
In order for COVID-19 contact tracing to be effective in the United States, public health and government leaders must overcome deep ideological and cultural resistance among the public and deal with the ethical and technological challenges of using contact tracing apps.
Gene editing for the development of new treatments, and for studying disease as well as normal function in humans and other organisms, may advance more quickly with a new tool for cutting larger pieces of DNA out of a cell’s genome.
For a tiny embryo to develop into an adult organism, its cells must develop in precise patterns and interact with their neighbors in carefully orchestrated ways. To create complex tissues and organs –…
An international team of researchers studied the three lethal coronaviruses SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV-1 and MERS-CoV in order to identify commonly hijacked cellular pathways and detect promising targets for broad coronavirus inhibition.
A free testing campaign at the Fruitvale BART station found an overall PCR-positivity rate — indicating active infection — of 3.5 percent, but the infection rate was considerably higher in Latinx (5.2 percent) and Maya individuals (8 percent).
Preliminary data from a study by UCSF and Chan Zuckerberg Biohub scientists suggests that new rapid COVID-19 tests – if used correctly and alongside existing gold-standard PCR tests – could be a valuable tool to accelerate the COVID-19 public health response.
The number of primary Spanish-speaking Latinx families in the San Francisco Bay Area who cannot afford to eat balanced meals and go to bed hungry has more than doubled since the pandemic, according to a new study by UCSF.
A new study by University of California researchers shows the promise of high-throughput DNA-sequencing technologies to improve prenatal diagnosis and pregnancy outcomes for women who have experienced an abnormal prenatal ultrasound.