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UCSF Medical Center Ranks Among Nation's 10 Best Hospitals for 2020-21

UCSF Medical Center Ranks Among Nation's 10 Best Hospitals for 2020-21

July 27, 2020

UCSF Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation’s finest hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021 Best Hospitals survey, ranking among the top 10 hospitals nationwide for the 22nd year. In this year’s results, released July 28, UCSF ranked eighth on the national ...
Building Blocks for COVID-19 Antiviral Drugs Identified in Rapid Study

Building Blocks for COVID-19 Antiviral Drugs Identified in Rapid Study

July 9, 2020

Scientists have identified key chemical building blocks for an eventual antiviral drug against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to data newly released by members of the UC San Francisco Quantitative Bioscience Institute Coronavirus Research Group (QCRG), based on research conducted with breakneck speed in collaboration ...

 


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An AI-Driven "Virtual Biopsy" Approach for Identification of Genetic Alterations in Glioblastomas

July 23, 2020

Glioblastoma is the most common form of brain cancer, yet it remains challenging to treat. Fortunately, there are numerous ongoing clinical trials at UC San Francisco and around the world focused on treating glioblastoma with targeted therapies such as drugs designed to target unique genetic ...
Mask-Wearing Reduces Face-Touching Among Health Care Providers

Mask-Wearing Reduces Face-Touching Among Health Care Providers

July 14, 2020

Health care practitioners who wore masks touched their faces significantly less often than practitioners who did not wear masks, according to a new study led by Robert Goldsby, MD, a UC San Francisco professor of clinical pediatrics. Among a group of 40 health care professionals observed ...
New Model of Breast Cancer's Causes Developed by UCSF-led Team

New Model of Breast Cancer's Causes Developed by UCSF-led Team

July 8, 2020

A new model of the causes of breast cancer, created by a team led by researchers at UC San Francisco, Genentech and Stanford University, is designed to capture the complex interrelationships between dozens of primary and secondary breast cancer causes and stimulate further research. Breast ...