October 27, 2006
With one in every eight US women diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, this disease has affected the population on a grand scale.
Each year, roughly 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 die. With exceptionally high rates in the ...
October 27, 2006
It has been a robust year for stem cell research at UCSF. Previously made up of numerous pioneering labs working relatively independently, the research program here has coalesced into one of the premier stem cell institutes in the United States.
Scientists in some 60 labs ...
October 18, 2006
As part of UCSF Today's new On the Spot web feature, Dr. Donald Abrams, the new director of clinical programs at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and an expert in complementary therapies, agreed to answer your questions.
Below we've published some of the questions ...
October 12, 2006
The campus community recently gathered at UCSF Mission Bay to congratulate world-renowned cell biologist Elizabeth Blackburn, who has received the 2006 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research.
Blackburn, PhD, 57, the Morris Herzstein Professor of Biology and Physiology in the Department of Biochemistry and ...
October 10, 2006
The causes of developmental delay -- what used to be known as mental retardation -- are often unknown.
Environment often plays a role -- think of fetal alcohol syndrome. But genes are just as important a cause, notes UCSF pediatrician and scientist Katherine Rauen, MD, ...
October 9, 2006
hree UCSF faculty scientists are among the 65 new members elected to the Institute of Medicine, part of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute announced today.
The new UCSF members are:
Kathleen Giacomini, PhD, professor and chair of biopharmaceutical sciences.
James Marks, ...