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Min Cho’s work in a UCSF lab that researches protein translational mechanisms in blood cancers was just an abstract, albeit important, concept to him – until he was diagnosed with a rare blood disease.
UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco have been named one of HealthCare’s Most Wired™ for 2015, in recognition of the focus on security and patient engagement through information technology.
A new analysis estimates that $22 billion was spent on global health aid in 2013, yet only a fifth of this went toward such global imperatives as research on diseases that disproportionally affect the poor, outbreak preparedness and global health leadership.
Despite a modest upswing in the number of hospitals equipped to perform angioplasty, a life-saving procedure for heart disease that should be carried out promptly, nearly 50 million residents of the continental United States face travel times of more than one hour to reach them, according to a new study.
In August 2014, Geri Ehle became the coordinator for UCSF’s medical scientist training program, where she supports some of the brightest students in the country as they train to become future medical leaders. Her charge is to ensure students in the program are well cared for socially, emotionally and academically during their long and arduous eight years of study.
UCSF is alerting individuals about a burglary involving an unencrypted laptop belonging to a faculty member in the Cardiac Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Service that contained some personal, research and health information.
Hospitalized patients with acute kidney injury were 22 percent more likely to develop high blood pressure within two years than patients who did not experience AKI, according to a study by UCSF and Kaiser Permanente.
Edward F. Chang, a UCSF physician-scientist whose seminal research has provided deep insights into how speech and language are processed in the human brain, has been named the 2015 Blavatnik Laureate in the Life Sciences.
Marcel Alavi and his fellow memoirs of the UCSF Pride Committee worked together with the UCSF LGBT Resource Center to create a visible presence for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, & transgender (LGBT) campus and medical center community by marching in the 2015 SF Pride Celebration.
Think the nest of cables under your desk is bad? Try keeping the trillions of connections crisscrossing your brain organized and free of tangles. A new UCSF study reveals this seemingly intractable job may be simpler than it appears.
Keith Yamamoto, PhD, vice chancellor for research at UC San Francisco, has been named to a national advisory group to guide research and clinical decisions about the use of genome editing technologies to treat human disease.