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Depression is among the most common psychiatric disorders, affecting as many as 264 million people worldwide and leading to hundreds of thousands of deaths per year. But as many as 30 percent of patients do not respond to standard treatments such as medication or psychotherapy.
UCSF, the San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council, and Herrero Boldt Webcor have announced a Community Workforce Agreement that will promote collaboration between the University, labor unions and construction firms during the construction of the new hospital at UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights.
UCSF scientists have discovered a new way to control the immune system’s “natural killer” cells, a finding with implications for novel cell therapies and tissue implants that can evade immune rejection.
Researchersare calling for tailored services and support for older adults living alone with memory issues, who are experiencing extreme isolation, and are exposed to misinformation about the virus and barriers to accessing medical care.
UCSF and the City and County of San Francisco have announced an agreement in principle on a set of community benefits to accompany the University’s Comprehensive Parnassus Heights Plan to modernize its historic campus.
Through its Office of Innovation Ventures, UC San Francisco has formalized a new strategic collaboration with Autobahn Labs, a “virtual incubator” focused on drug discovery and development, to help move scientific discoveries with therapeutic potential more quickly to market.
A UCSF clinical psychologist has taken aim at the NFL for “race-norming” Black players diagnosed with dementia, a practice that is depriving them of the monetary awards allocated to former footballers with neurodegenerative disorders.
Patterns of brain activity can be used to forecast seizure risk in epilepsy patients several days in advance, according to a new analysis of data obtained from clinically approved brain implants by neuroscientists at UCSF, the University of Bern and the University of Geneva.
COVID-19 infections are once again rising at an alarming rate in San Francisco’s Latinx community, predominantly among low-income essential workers, according to results of a massive community-based testing blitz conducted before and after the Thanksgiving holiday.
In the new study, UCSF researchers showed rapid restoration of youthful cognitive abilities in aged mice, accompanied by a rejuvenation of brain and immune cells that could help explain improvements in brain function.
California’s Black and Hispanic communities may be falling further behind whites in the quality of care they receive for heart attacks, despite recent medical efforts aimed at improving the standards of care for these populations, according to a new study led by researchers at UC San Francisco.