UCSF is conducting a comprehensive seismic review of its owned and leased buildings across the campus and clinical enterprise as part of its long history of working to better understand their seismic resiliency.
UCSF correctional health experts are taking a delegation from the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the NYC Department of Correction, and other policy and community experts to Europe to identify design elements in Norwegian and Dutch correctional facilities that could help build a more humane correctional system.
The UCSF Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research, made possible by a $35 million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff, will bring together scientists and physicians who seek to push the boundaries of prostate cancer research and devise new strategies to combat the disease.
UCSF study conducted in songbirds shows that what at first appear to be genetic constraints on birds’ song learning abilities could be largely eliminated by tailoring instruction to better match the birds’ inborn predispositions.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals have successfully treated a months-old infant with a rare childhood leukemia using a targeted therapy approved for adults with inoperable liver cancer and advanced kidney cancer.
Patients increasingly resort to crowdfunding websites to pay medical bills, a new UCSF study finds that online donations are sought for lost wages, child care and even occasionally experimental treatments.
Patients with similar liver cancer characteristics on the waitlist for a liver transplant had significantly worse outcomes with public insurance compared to Kaiser Permanente or other private insurance.