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The University of California Board of Regents unanimously endorsed Assembly Constitutional Amendment 5as well as the repeal of Proposition 209, which banned the consideration of race and gender in admissions decisions a quarter-century ago.
Older men who have a weak or irregular circadian rhythm guiding their daily cycles of rest and activity are more likely to later develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study by scientists at the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences who analyzed 11 years of data for nearly 3,000 independently living older men.
UCSF infectious disease scientists have released preliminary results of blood tests for COVID-19 antibodies conducted as part of a community-led project to provide comprehensive COVID-19 testing to residents of Bolinas.
Members of the UCSF community have united in calls for racial justice in town halls, organized and joined protests on and off campus, and knelt in solidarity with black Americans following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.
In response to the national outcry over law enforcement use of rubber bullets during ongoing protests of the death of George Floyd, the UCSF Department of Ophthalmology launched a virtual petition campaign calling for a stop to this practice, which can result in blindness and other severe eye injuries, even death.
The collaboration is part of UCSF’s tightly coordinated work with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, the state of California, and affected communities to respond to the public health crisis presented by COVID-19.
In a new study in mice, UCSF researchers investigated what enables neurons in the visual system to respond to context when a stimulus is not available. They found that feedback from higher-order visual centers in the brain has much more influence over our fundamental visual processing than scientists had ever realized.
UCSF epidemiologists and infectious disease specialists are partnering with several community organizations and the San Francisco Department of Public Health to offer comprehensive, voluntary COVID-19 testing to residents of the Bayview, Sunnydale and Visitacion Valley.