June 22, 2011
UCSF’s Robert Blelloch, MD, PhD, has received the 2011 Outstanding Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Stem Cell Research, for his pioneering research on the role of molecular tools known as microRNAs in embryonic stem cells and cancer.
MicroRNAs play a subtle, but ...
June 18, 2011
An unprecedented number of School of Nursing faculty members will be inducted into the American at its annual fall conference in October in Washington, DC.
June 17, 2011
A team of researchers at UCSF and the Kaiser Family Foundation has launched a new web portal this month that aims to answer that most practical of public health questions: What works?
June 15, 2011
It looked like a typical Wednesday evening in San Francisco’s Kezar Pub on June 8, as locals gathered to unwind after work and watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs. But walking into the bar’s dimly lit back room brought a whole new energy and a different ...
June 11, 2011
The first results of a multicenter Phase 2 clinical trial on a new brain cancer vaccine tailored to a patient's own tumor will be announced today (June 6) at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2011 Annual Meeting in Chicago.
The trial, conducted at ...
May 27, 2011
Neural stem cell scientist Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, PhD, had a very early start to his day on Wednesday, receiving word in the wee hours that he was one of three scientists named to receive the 2011 Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.