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Three adolescents who had mild or asymptomatic COVID-19 developed sudden severe psychiatric symptoms. A recent study into their immune responses identifies a potential mechanism by which these symptoms emerge.
Researchers at UCSF’s Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) have observed how molecular switches regulate many different biological processes simultaneously. Their findings may shed light on how disease mutations operate, offering new ways to target malfunctioning switches and prevent illness.
UCSF faculty will soon co-direct a new center to coordinate research from 11 newly funded centers across the U.S. on the root causes of, and ways to eliminate, disparities in multiple chronic diseases.
An increasing percentage of emergency visits and hospitalizations in the United States before the pandemic involved patients with alcohol and other substance use disorders, according to a study by UCSF researchers.
The Kidney Project’s implantable bioartificial kidney, one that promises to free kidney disease patients from dialysis machines and transplant waiting lists, took another big step toward becoming reality, earning a $650,000 prize from KidneyX for its first-ever demonstration of a functional prototype of its implantable artificial kidney.
An initiative that paired paid visitors with racially diverse older adults, many of whom lived alone and struggled with taking care of their basic needs, resulted in reduced loneliness and plunging rates of depression.
Most patients on immunosuppressive drugs for chronic inflammatory conditions, like rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease, can still produce antibodies after receiving the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, researchers at UCSF and Washington University have concluded.
A team of researchers at UCSF have recently sequenced the condor genome, shining light on the species’ history and opening the door to a better understanding of genomics in small populations, for the benefit of both condors and humans.