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September 25, 2018

In DNA sequencing study of TD, UCSF researchers and their collaborators have unearthed new data suggesting a potential role for disruptions in cell polarity in the development of this condition.

September 24, 2018

New research suggests that phototherapy – a treatment for newborns with jaundice – could increase children’s risk of developing epilepsy.

September 18, 2018

A $20 million gift from longtime UCSF donors Dagmar Dolby and her son, David, will establish the UCSF Dolby Family Center for Mood Disorders within the Department of Psychiatry.

September 06, 2018

UCSF researchers have shown that it’s possible to study cellular identity by pulverizing brain tissue samples, extracting their RNA in bulk and looking for signature patterns of gene activity.

September 05, 2018

Researchers at UCSF and the Gladstone Institutes have received an $18 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to launch the Psychiatric Cell Map Initiative.

August 30, 2018

As the low-carbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic, or “keto,” diet becomes more popular, scientists at UCSF are among those working to study its potential health benefits and risks.

August 17, 2018

Most studies of galactic cosmic radiation have used male mice, but new research suggests that female mice may have innate protection against this deep space hazard.

August 13, 2018

UCSF ranked sixth on the national Best Hospitals Honor Roll and received special recognition for exceptional performance in 15 medical specialties, including top-10 status in a dozen.

July 30, 2018

Charles Limb, professor of otolaryngology at UCSF, has been fascinated for years by how artists produce unique, emotive, and coherent pieces of music with no sheet music or practice to guide them.

June 29, 2018

For the first time, a drug derived from marijuana has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and it may soon offer relief to children with hard-to-treat seizures.

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