Scalp cooling can lessen some chemotherapy-induced hair loss – one of the most devastating hallmarks of cancer – in certain breast cancer patients, according to a new multicenter study from UCSF, Weill Cornell Medicine and three other medical centers.
San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined physicians, researchers and patients Monday for the signing of an ordinance that will allow UCSF to proceed with construction of a new research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
Research uses brain “organoids” — tiny 3D models of human organs that scientists grow in a dish to study disease — to identify root causes of MDS, a rare genetic disorder that causes fatal brain malformations.
A nationwide project that includes two UCSF researchers will use the latest technology, including gene editing, to gain insights into human biology that could one day lead to treatments for complex genetic diseases.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors have unanimously approved a lease agreement that will allow UCSF to move forward with constructing a new research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
E-cigarettes – thought by some to be responsible for a decline in youth cigarette smoking – are actually attracting a new population of adolescents who might not otherwise have smoked tobacco products.
At their Jan. 31 meeting, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote whether to recommend approval of a lease agreement that would allow UC San Francisco to construct a new research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
Study suggests, genetic variants that have distinct effects on physical traits in men versus women are also linked to men’s and women’s risk for a range of diseases – autism, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes.