November 4, 2014
Genetically engineering tumors in mice, a technique that has dominated cancer research for decades, may not replicate important features of cancers caused by exposure to environmental carcinogens, according to a new study led by UC San Francisco scientists.
October 27, 2014
For the first time, researchers have found that exposure to radioactive iodine is associated with more aggressive forms of thyroid cancer, according to a careful study of nearly 12,000 people in Belarus who were exposed when they were children or adolescents to fallout from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident.
October 23, 2014
UCSF Medical Center has been named the 2014-15 Consumer Choice Award winner for San Francisco by National Research Corporation, which identifies hospitals across the United States that health care consumers choose as having the highest quality provided by the best clinicians.
October 20, 2014
An international research collaboration led by UC San Francisco researchers has identified a genetic variant common in Latina women that protects against breast cancer.
October 17, 2014
Helicopter Makes Historic Helipad Test Run in ‘Day in the Life’ Exercise
October 16, 2014
A newly discovered population of immune cells in tumors is associated with less severe cancer outcomes in humans, and may have therapeutic potential, according to a new UC San Francisco study of 3,600 human tumors of 12 types, as well as mouse experiments.
October 15, 2014
Smoking took an $18.1 billion toll in California – $487 for each resident – and was responsible for more than one in seven deaths in the state, more than from AIDS, influenza, diabetes or many other causes, according to the first comprehensive analysis in more than a decade on the financial and health impacts of tobacco.
October 7, 2014
UC San Francisco researchers received six awards announced this week by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for high-risk, high-reward scientific research projects.
October 1, 2014
UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. This year’s theme is “Building Community at UCSF."
September 30, 2014
A year ahead of schedule, UC San Francisco has met the unprecedented fundraising challenge set by Sir Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman to raise $5 million from 500 donors for the Discovery Fellows Program, which supports basic science PhD education.