July 16, 2013
UC San Francisco ranked second among all institutions last year in biomedical research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and was the top public recipient, while its School of Medicine led all schools in NIH grants nationwide, according to annual figures posted by the NIH.
July 16, 2013
UCSF Medical Center ranks among the nation's premier hospitals for the 12th consecutive year and is the best in Northern California, according to the 2013-14 America's Best Hospitals survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.
July 12, 2013
On May 4, 2013 over 100 caregivers attended a free workshop at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus focused on coping with the unique challenges of caring for adults with brain disease.
July 10, 2013
Changes in intestinal bacteria may help explain why successfully treated HIV patients nonetheless experience life-shortening chronic diseases earlier than those who are uninfected, according to a new study led by UC San Francisco.
June 27, 2013
Research that could revolutionize CT (computed tomography) scans – allowing better informed clinical decision-making and reducing the likelihood that patients undergo multiple scans – has been named the top winner of the Spring 2013 Catalyst Awards, a major awards program at UC San Francisco.
June 25, 2013
In a lecture that represents one of the top recognitions that researchers can receive from their peers, two veteran UCSF doctors who have been battling the AIDS epidemic for decades retraced past efforts and described their ongoing quest for a cure for HIV.
June 18, 2013
Aspirin is known to lower risk for some cancers, and a new study led by a UC San Francisco scientist points to a possible explanation, with the discovery that aspirin slows the accumulation of DNA mutations in abnormal cells in at least one pre-cancerous condition.
June 13, 2013
The scientific community at UC San Francisco is reacting positively to the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling on Thursday that human genes cannot be patented.
June 11, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital earned its highest rankings in the specialties of diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and gastroenterology.
June 7, 2013
Men with prostate cancer may significantly improve their survival chances with a simple change in their diet, a new study led by UC San Francisco has found.