May 16, 2007
Thomas A. Waldmann, MD, head of the Cytokine Immunology and Immunotherapy Section and Chief of the Metabolism Branch at the National Cancer Institute, will deliver the Gladstone Institutes 2007 Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, May 22.
The lecture titled, "The Biology of IL-2 and IL-15: Implications ...
May 11, 2007
Unknowns about the effectiveness and safety of the new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine demand thoughtful deliberation by clinicians on its role in cervical cancer prevention, according to two UCSF women's health specialists.
The lack of long-term follow-up to assess vaccine efficacy and safety, as well ...
May 10, 2007
Naming a child can sometimes stamp a child.
So is it any wonder what an Ethiopian electrical engineer had in mind when he named his son Electron?
But while engineering may have been in the boy's blood, this youngest of five children -- with siblings ...
May 5, 2007
The UCSF Department of Dermatology will host free skin cancer screenings from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, on the third floor of the UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion, 1701 Divisadero St., San Francisco.
May is designated as Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection ...
May 4, 2007
Six UCSF faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The 2007 awardees include Douglas Hanahan, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics; Lily Jan, PhD, professor of physiology; Yuh Nung Jan, PhD, professor and vice chair of biochemistry and ...
May 2, 2007
David Agard, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics at UCSF and the founding scientific director of the UCSF-based California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research, was elected today to the National Academy of Sciences. Election is considered one of the highest honors for an American scientist.