Suneil Koliwad weighs in on the state of insulin production after California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a law that would cap the price for consumers at $35 a month. California will focus instead on producing its own insulin for $30 per vial.
UCSF researchers are working across disease specialties. Diabetes researchers are looking at how oncologists use CAR T-cell therapy to reprogram a person’s immune system to attack cancer cells, for example. They hope to similarly reprogram the immune system to fight diabetes.
UCSF primary care physician and researcher Alka M. Kanaya, MD, is being recognized with the 2023 Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology from the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Wei Gordon was among nine finalists in the sixth annual UCSF Grad Slam, held March 31 – after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic – competing to inform and entertain with three-minute talks based on their own research.
Three UC San Francisco researchers have been selected as 2021 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting-edge research through its Science family of journals. They are among 564 newly elected fellows announced Jan. 26.
UCSF Medical Center has been recognized as the nation’s best hospital for neurology and neurosurgery, and among the country’s premier medical centers overall, in the 2021-22 Best Hospitals survey by U.S. News & World Report.