UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland has received a $15 million gift from Lynne and Marc Benioff to address the acute shortage of mental health services for children and adolescents in Oakland and the East Bay, which reflects a nationwide shortage.
Violence can become systemic and ignored in underserved communities. UCSF's Wraparound Project is changing that case by case, helping those who have experienced traumatic violence to reshape their lives through financial relief, housing, trauma recovery, education and employment.
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.
Patients with moderate to severe depression reported significant improvements in mood when researchers precisely stimulated a brain region called the orbitofrontal cortex.
Angry, threatening and highly critical parenting is more likely to result in children with defiant, noncompliant and revengeful behavior that spills over to adulthood and impacts relationships with all authority figures.
Video games can offer a safe and easy way for a sedentary population to get started with exercise.
New research from UCSF has identified a common pattern of brain activity that may be behind feelings of low mood, particularly in people who have a tendency towards anxiety.
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.