In a paper researchers describe a technique that uses a special version of CRISPR developed at UCSF to systematically alter the activity of genes in human neurons generated from stem cells, the first successful merger of stem cell-derived cell types and CRISPR screening technologies.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Physicians foundation signed a partnership agreement with Latitude Food Allergy Care to expand access to medical care for children with food allergies and provide an important referral option for clinicians whose patients require specialty food-allergy care.
Oral diseases, such as tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancers, are a major health burden affecting 3.5 billion people worldwide, but are largely ignored by the global health community, according to…
While effective treatments exist for the more than 30 million Americans with CKD, nearly 50 percent of such patients continued to suffer from uncontrolled hypertension and 40 percent from uncontrolled diabetes.
UCSF is opening a pioneering cancer center devoted to providing adult patients with highly advanced treatments, including immunotherapy, genetic counseling, molecular profiling of tumors, fully integrated clinical trials, and advanced imaging.
UCSF Health is opening a pioneering Precision Cancer Medicine Building devoted to bringing together the leading science with patient-centered care to provide patients with the most advanced, personalized treatments.
A Phase 3 study has found that patients with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) who took a daily dose of the novel drug voxelotor had less anemia and made healthier red blood cells than patients receiving a placebo.
An international study may offer hope to people with a rare and debilitating genetic disorder, PKAN, as well as a potentially new approach to treat other neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis.
Two-day symposium will bring together scientists from a variety of disciplines to discuss emerging trends in diseases such as Lyme, malaria, dengue, Zika and others that are transmitted by mosquitos, ticks, flies and other arthropod vectors.