UCSF researchers created a chimpanzee brain “organoids” that mimic the development and organization of full-size brains.
Hana El-Samad’s research may one day make it possible to take a broken cell and bring it back to health by dynamically sensing its pathology and fixing it.
A growing number of researchers at UCSF and elsewhere have turned their attention to questions around why and how some people who age thrive and are more resilient than others.
UCSF scientists have zeroed in on a possible genetic mechanism for the reason behind women outliving men phenomenon.
A multi-institute research team discovered tens of thousands of rare mutations in noncoding DNA sequences and assessed if these contribute to autism spectrum disorder.
A weighty new study shows that CRISPR therapies can cut fat without cutting DNA.
UCSF experts in gene editing and bioethics weigh in on the news of Chinese researcher He Jiankui’s announcement of the birth of the first babies who had their DNA edited as embryos.
Genetics may predispose some people to both Alzheimer’s disease and high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol, a common feature of cardiovascular disease.