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A new UCSF study reports for the first time that significant hearing issues often occur among adult survivors of the most common forms of cancer.
UCSF Medical Center has been ranked among the country’s finest hospitals in adult care by U.S. News & World Report’s prestigious Best Hospitals survey.
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.
Scientists at UCSF are exploring how we can improve our bodies – now and in the future – with science that sounds like sci-fi.
More than a thousand projects across the University received federal funding from the National Institutes of Health in 2018, totaling more than $647.8 million.
UCSF researchers discovered a gene that plays an essential role in noise-induced deafness.
UCSF ranked sixth on the national Best Hospitals Honor Roll and received special recognition for exceptional performance in 15 medical specialties, including top-10 status in a dozen.
Charles Limb, professor of otolaryngology at UCSF, has been fascinated for years by how artists produce unique, emotive, and coherent pieces of music with no sheet music or practice to guide them.
Insights into pitch control could pave the way for advanced brain prosthetics that could allow people who can’t speak to express themselves in a naturalistic way.
Matthew Leonard, who studies the neural basis of word representations, weighs in with a scientific perspective on the debate about “Laurel” versus “Yanny.”
Researchers at UCSF have identified neurons in the human brain that respond to pitch changes in spoken language, which are essential to clearly conveying both meaning and emotion.
UCSF scientists have discovered an unexpected mechanism the brain uses to seamlessly compensate when speech sounds are obscured by noise.
A study of patient electronic medical records and genome sequences from adults with age-related hearing impairment, identified two genetic variations linked to the hearing disorder.
For his pioneering research on plasticity, the brain’s remarkable capacity to modify its structure and function, UCSF's Michael M. Merzenich, PhD, has been awarded the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.
It started with a small but persistent noise in her right ear. After other doctors failing to identify the source of the noise, clinicians at UCSF were able to inform the patient that she had a dural arteriovenous fistula in her right sigmoid sinus.
Margaret Wallhagen, professor of gerontological nursing in the UCSF School of Nursing and a geriatric nurse practitioner, has been named chair of the Board of Trustees of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation’s leading organization for people with hearing loss.
UCSF Medical Center is among the nation's premier hospitals for the 13th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.