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Matthew State Awarded Sarnat Prize for Mental Health Research

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
Matthew State is one of three recipients of the 2017 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health given by the National Academy of Medicine.

2 UCSF Faculty Elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2017

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
Two UCSF faculty are among the 70 new members and 10 international members elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2017.

UC Leaders to Congress: Protect the Nation’s Dreamers

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
University of California officials, including the chancellors from all 10 UC schools, have sent an urgent appeal to California’s congressional delegation, pressing them to take the lead in building bipartisan support for legislation to protect the nation’s Dreamers.

Atul Butte Appointed to Governor’s Advisory Committee on Precision Medicine

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
Atul Butte has been appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Precision Medicine, a new group of experts that will contribute to the state’s continuing efforts to use advanced computing and technology to better understand, treat and prevent disease.

Deepak Srivastava Appointed President of Gladstone Institutes

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
Deepak Srivastava has been appointed president of Gladstone Institutes. His term will begin on Jan. 1, 2018.

Two UCSF Scientists Win NIH New Innovator Awards

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
Two UCSF scientists have been awarded NIH New Innovator Awards, which support unusually innovative research from early career investigators.

Protein Pair Keeps Brain Function Stable

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
UCSF researchers have discovered that two molecular partners interact at synapses to maintain stable neuronal function.

3-D Imaging Reveals Secrets of Immune Cells’ Agility

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
Newly developed microscopy techniques have allowed UC San Francisco researchers to observe white blood cells in action in unprecedented detail.

UCSF Incoming Class 2017: By the Numbers

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
This fall, UCSF welcomes nearly 1,000 new students. Check out an infographic highlighting some fun facts about this new crop of future clinicians and researchers.

‘Mighty Tooth’ Talk Wins Second Annual Postdoc Slam Competition

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
Sarah Engelberth won the second annual UCSF Postdoc Slam for her talk about research to generate a material that mimics natural enamel.

UCSF First in State to Provide FDA-Approved CAR-T for Pediatric Cancer Patients

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco has been certified as the first medical center in California to provide CAR-T therapy for children and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

How VR is Revolutionizing the Way Future Doctors are Learning About Our Bodies

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
UCSF medical students are using virtual reality in the anatomy lab to give them a new way to bridge hands-on training with cadavers and textbook learning.

Breast Cancer Patients Who Freeze Their Eggs See No Delay for Chemotherapy

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
Women who receive a breast cancer diagnosis while they are still young enough to bear children can take time to freeze their eggs and embryos without fear of delaying their cancer treatment.

University of California Sues Trump Administration on Unlawful Repeal of DACA Program

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
The University of California has filed suit in federal court against the Trump administration for wrongly and unconstitutionally violating the rights of the University and its students by rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on “nothing more than unreasoned executive whim.”

UCSF Pledges Continued Support for DACA Students, Staff During Town Hall

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
UCSF held a forum Thursday to address the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

UC President Napolitano Affirms Support, Protection for Sexual Violence Survivors

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
UC President Janet Napolitano issued a statement following U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ announcement that appears to roll back guidance by the Office of Civil Rights. The federal changes will impact how schools handle sexual violence cases under the Title IX policy.

Protein Links Alcohol Abuse and Changes in Brain’s Reward Center

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
UCSF researchers have identified a protein that links alcohol consumption with structural changes in one of the “reward centers” in the mouse brain.

UC President Napolitano Denounces Decision to End DACA Program

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
UC President Janet Napolitano released a statement after President Trump announced his decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

UCSF Responds to Harvey by Activating Global Disaster Assistance Committee

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
UCSF is activating a committee to consider what responses may be appropriate for UCSF to take in aiding in the aftermath of tropical depression Harvey.

New Tool May Allow Doctors to ‘See’ Bacterial Infection in the Body

UCSF News 6 hours 26 min ago
UCSF scientists have developed an imaging tool that could soon allow doctors to locate and visualize bacterial infections in the body.

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