UCSF Radiology's Highlights from the 2022 RSNA Annual Meeting

Each year, the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging looks forward to the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting. This year was especially exciting as we were all able to return to Chicago in person. Our team enjoyed the camaraderie of discussing

A Blueprint for More Equitable Care in Public Health Crises

A testing lab set up within eight days, teams focused on testing and treating COVID-19 in the Black and Latinx communities, and the launch of one of the largest testing studies in the nation – these are a few examples of how UC San Francisco partnered with government and community groups to address

International Conference Features UCSF Breast Cancer Experts

Breast cancer experts from UCSF Health will present new research and clinical findings at the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, the world’s largest and most prestigious breast cancer conference. This year’s meeting will be held Dec. 6 to 10, 2022. Combining clinical, translational and

More than 30 Researchers Among Most Influential

Thirty-six UC San Francisco researchers rank in the top 1 percent for impact in their fields, according to a new analysis of research citations by science and intellectual property company Clarivate. HDFCCC Members (past and present) Alan Ashworth Oncology Jeffrey Bluestone Immunology Atul Butte

UCSF Mission Bay Receives ‘A’ Grade for Hospital Safety

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay has been nationally recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for its rigorous safety measures that protect hospital patients from harm and errors. The “A” grade, the highest rating, includes care provided at UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women

Myocarditis in Cancer Patients Is Driven by Specific Immune Cells

In a new study, researchers from UC San Francisco and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have identified specific immune cells that drive deadly heart inflammation in a small fraction of patients treated with powerful cancer immunotherapy drugs. The researchers also identified the cells in heart

Marijuana and E-cigs Can Harm the Heart Like Traditional Cigarettes

E-cigarettes and marijuana have similar harmful effects on the heart as tobacco cigarettes, opening the door to abnormal heart rhythms, reports a team of researchers at UC San Francisco. The study is published November 15, 2022 in the journal Heart Rhythm. “We found that cigarettes, e-cigarettes