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The National Institutes of Health has awarded $5.7 million for a five-year, multicenter study, which will be the first in the U.S. to evaluate the long-term outcomes of medical treatment for transgender youth.
Ion channel blockers, commonly used to treat cardiac, neurological and psychiatric disorders, might prove useful in cancer therapy, according to research findings in fruit flies and mice by UCSF scientists.
A systemwide task force of UC faculty, staff and administrators will develop a new set of retirement benefits options for UC employees hired on or after July 1, 2016 to comply with a new budget agreement.
UCSF medical students were recognized this week with a “Hero Award" from the San Francisco Human Rights Commission for their efforts to advance civil rights by launching the national White Coats for Black Lives movement.
UCSF Medical Center issues a statement regarding its notification to patients whose bladders were examined this year at its Outpatient Urology Practice that a step was inadvertently omitted in the cleaning of equipment used in their procedure.
The Perry Initiative, a nonprofit founded in 2009 by Lisa Lattanza and Jenni Buckley, aims to tackle gender imbalance in engineering and orthopaedics by providing bioengineering workshops for high school students.
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.