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Neuro-Oncologist Joins UCSF Brain Tumor Center Team

Neuro-Oncologist Joins UCSF Brain Tumor Center Team

July 8, 2020

This month, neuro-oncologist Jessica Schulte, MD, PhD joins the UCSF Brain Tumor Center team. Dr. Schulte specializes in treatment of adolescent and adult glioma and neurofibromatosis, with a focus on optimizing transitions of care between pediatric and adult medical care.   Dr. Schulte earned her ...
'Scientifically Fearless' Cancer Researcher Zena Werb Dies at 75

'Scientifically Fearless' Cancer Researcher Zena Werb Dies at 75

July 2, 2020

Colleagues are mourning the passing of Zena Werb, PhD, a giant in the field of cancer biology whose four decades of research at UC San Francisco informed the rise of immunotherapy and other modern approaches to cancer treatment. Werb, who was a professor in the ...
What to Expect During Your Next Visit to UCSF Health

What to Expect During Your Next Visit to UCSF Health

June 29, 2020

New processes are in place as a result of COVID-19 and our priority remains the same: your health and safety.
Recombinant Antibody Network Partners with Bristol Myers Squibb to Develop Novel Therapies

Recombinant Antibody Network Partners with Bristol Myers Squibb to Develop Novel Therapies

June 18, 2020

The Recombinant Antibody Network (RAN), a consortium comprising research groups from UC San Francisco, the University of Chicago, and the University of Toronto, has entered into a second research collaboration with Celgene that aims to create and develop high-performance recombinant antibodies against diverse targets in ...
UCSF, St. Jude Identify Key Culprit Driving Treatment Resistance in Deadly Immune Disorder

UCSF, St. Jude Identify Key Culprit Driving Treatment Resistance in Deadly Immune Disorder

June 16, 2020

A new study by researchers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has identified what they believe to be a key reason behind patients’ treatment-resistance in the rare inflammatory disorder HLH. The finding could offer additional insights into other immune conditions, ...
Tumors Disrupt the Immune System Throughout the Body

Tumors Disrupt the Immune System Throughout the Body

June 3, 2020

Cancer treatment has advanced with the advent of immunotherapies that, in some cancers, can overcome tumors’ ability to evade the immune system by suppressing local immune responses. But a new study in mice by UC San Francisco researchers has found that, depending on a cancer’s ...