UCSF’s San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education is designed to train future physicians who are committed to providing high-quality, culturally competent and accessible medical care that addresses the Valley’s unique health needs.
A new web tool spells out for the first time the exposures that more than 6.5 million working women in California face that could increase their risk for breast cancer, including industrial solvents, antimicrobials and phthalates.
Eighty-eight percent of the e-cigarette waste collected was found at schools serving predominantly upper-income families with mostly white student populations. None were found at schools serving predominantly low- and middle-income families with large Latinx and African American populations.
Researchers discovered a scorpion toxin that targets the “wasabi receptor,” which they think it can be used as a tool for studying chronic pain and inflammation, and may eventually lead to the development of new kinds of non-opioid pain relievers.
In a paper researchers describe a technique that uses a special version of CRISPR developed at UCSF to systematically alter the activity of genes in human neurons generated from stem cells, the first successful merger of stem cell-derived cell types and CRISPR screening technologies.