Scientists identified key ways Ebola, Dengue, and Zika viruses hijack the body’s cells, and they found at least one potential drug that can disrupt this process in human cells.
A weighty new study shows that CRISPR therapies can cut fat without cutting DNA.
UCSF researchers have devised a CRISPR-based system called SLICE, which will allow scientists to rapidly assess the function of each and every gene in “primary” immune cells.
Three UCSF Medals – the University’s highest honor – have been bestowed to pioneers in women’s health equity and pharmaceutical science, as well as a nationally renowned health care and policy leader.
UCSF demonstrates that cancer is a clever engineer, capable of constructing entirely new disease-promoting networks out of raw materials readily available in the cell.
The Quantitative Biosciences Institute attracts investigators on the basis of the tools and techniques they employ, rather than the diseases they study.
Seven UCSF research subject areas were ranked in the top 10 globally by US News & World Report.
UCSF researchers discovered a gene that plays an essential role in noise-induced deafness.
UCSF scientists are working to understand how concussions cause long-term cognitive damage – and how they might be treated.