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Researchers at UCSF have discovered a neurological mechanism that could explain how songbirds refine and alter their songs, a finding that could have long-term implications for treating neurological conditions.
Two demonstration projects that aim to yield quick results for patients have been selected by the new California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine, a public-private effort launched by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.
As physicians push back against new requirements for maintaining medical board certifications, a study by UCSF and Stanford University finds the costs of implementation will be an estimated $5.7 billion over the next 10 years.
Mild hypothermia in deceased organ donors significantly reduces delayed graft function in kidney transplant recipients when compared to normal body temperature, according to UCSF researchers and collaborators.
UCSF supports the City’s plan to build a new arena for the Golden State Warriors, but only if traffic concerns are adequately addressed to ensure that patients, visitors and health care providers can safely and efficiently access UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.
Emphasizing the need to protect patient safety by ensuring access to UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, UCSF announced that its support for the Golden State Warriors arena project is contingent on a binding agreement to address traffic concerns for overlapping events occur at AT&T Park and the proposed arena.
After decades of overtreatment for low-risk prostate cancer and inadequate management of its more aggressive forms, patients are now more likely to receive medical care matched to level of risk, according to a UCSF study.
Older adults with dementia who live at home are at high risk of having pain, according to UC San Francisco researchers, and creative interventions and programs such as home-based palliative care are needed to manage their pain adequately.
Chancellor Emeritus Julius “Julie” R. Krevans, MD, a distinguished physician, educator and one of the transformative leaders who propelled UCSF into greatness during the past generation, has died. He was 91.
Smokers who successfully lowered their nicotine intake when they were switched to low-nicotine cigarettes were unable to curb their smoking habits in the long term, according to a study by UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
UCSF Medical Center is one of the nation’s premier hospitals for the 14th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country in the 2015-2016 Best Hospitals survey from U.S. News & World Report.