Biases in Animal Studies May Differ From Those In Clinical Trials, UCSF Study Finds

A new analysis of animal studies on cholesterol-lowering statins by UC San Francisco researchers found that non-industry studies had results that favored the drugs even more than studies funded by industry. The analysis of 63 animal studies of statins, led by Lisa Bero, PhD, UCSF professor clinical

Searching Genes to Avoid Medical Side Effects

ExRNA: Decoding Messages Between Cells

RNA has long been known to perform yeoman's duty on the intracellular assembly line, following genetic instructions to help guide protein production. But it turns out that RNA is not merely an essential and reliable, if unexciting, workhorse. Scientists have discovered a type of RNA that ventures

New Mission Bay Family House to Expand Services for Patient Families

For three decades, Family House has offered a supportive home base for families whose children are being treated for cancer and other life-threatening illnesses at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Now, as the children’s hospital prepares for its move to a new home at Mission Bay, Family House also