anatomy & histology
Thanks to a $6.7 million grant, the newly named UCSF-Stanford Pediatric Device Consortium can focus on the development of revolutionary, low-cost gadgets to diagnose and cure pediatric health conditions.
UCSF researchers discovered fully formed gut and skin cells in the thymus, the organ responsible for training the T cells of the immune system not to attack the body’s own tissues.
UCSF have taken the first step toward a comprehensive atlas of gene expression in cells across the developing human brain.
UCSF medical students are using virtual reality in the anatomy lab to give them a new way to bridge hands-on training with cadavers and textbook learning.
An international team of scientists have for the first time identified genes and gene regulatory elements that are essential in wing development in the Natal long-fingered bat (Miniopterus natalensis), a species widely distributed in eastern and southern Africa.
Researchers have captured on video how teeth find their way to the right spot in the jaw to give you that winning grin.
The evolution and development of structures as diverse as limbs, fingers, teeth, somites and vertebrae may have more in common than once believed, according to a new study.
A miniscule cluster of estrogen-producing nerve cells in the mouse brain exerts highly specific effects on aggressive behavior in both males and females.
In new research that brings natural movement by artificial limbs closer to reality, UCSF scientists have shown that monkeys can learn simple brain-stimulation patterns that represent their hand and arm position, and can then make use of this information to precisely execute reaching maneuvers.