Researchers at UCSF and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, may have found a predictor for a disorder affecting kidney transplant recipients that can accelerate organ failure.
UCSF pediatric transplant recipients and donors celebrate and share experiences at the 19th Annual Chris Mudge UCSF Pediatric Transplant Picnic.
What: In 2006, more than 6,500 specialists in transplant medicine worldwide gathered for the first time in one location at the World Transplant Congress (WTC) in Boston. Eight years later, the WTC is convening again, this time in San Francisco.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has tapped UCSF as the lead institution in a new Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC).
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco one of a very few academic medical centers to offer acupuncture to both inpatients and outpatients to manage pain.
UCSF scientist Valerie Weaver, PhD, received a $1.2 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for research that explores the transformation of stem cells into specialized cell types.
For the worst cases of type 1 diabetes, islet transplantation has freed hundreds of people from complete insulin dependence. UCSF is leading a push to bring this experimental procedure into the mainstream.
UCSF faculty members will discuss their cutting-edge approaches to researching and delivering health care on at Dreamforce 2013’s “Unusual Thinkers” track.