UCSF scientists have used the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system to create the first pluripotent stem cells that are functionally “invisible” to the immune system.
UCSF researchers created a chimpanzee brain “organoids” that mimic the development and organization of full-size brains.
UCSF researchers have for the first time transformed human stem cells into mature insulin-producing cells, a major breakthrough in the effort to develop a cure for type 1 (T1) diabetes.
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.
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The UCSF faculty members are among the 75 new members and 10 international members elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
Scientists at UCSF and Boston Children’s Hospital have developed a new technique for making mice with brains that combine the genetics of two different mouse strains.
Students who spent their summer doing laboratory and clinical research alongside BCHO doctors and CHORI scientists are presenting their research at a scientific symposium at CHORI on Friday, August 10.
Experiments using parasitic worms in the mouse gut have revealed a surprising new form of wound repair, a finding that could help scientists develop ways to enhance the body’s natural healing abilities.