News & Events

March 28, 2018

The 2018 Grad Slam competition challenged PhD students to use straightforward yet engaging language that non-specialists can understand to describe their intricate research – in three minutes or less.

March 26, 2018

UCSF scientists uncovered a common genetic driver of aggressive meningiomas, which could help clinicians detect dangerous cancers earlier and lead to new therapies.

March 19, 2018

UCSF’s School of Medicine placed in the top five nationally in this year’s U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate and professional schools. UCSF’s biomedical science PhD programs were among the top 10, and the School of Nursing was also highly ranked.

March 16, 2018

A new study in mice reveals how a gene mutation seen in human short-sleepers may allow them to survive and thrive on just a few hours of sleep.

March 13, 2018

UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood announced March 13 that Edward Chang will be the inaugural William K. Bowes Jr. Biomedical Investigator.

March 08, 2018

A study of patients with early Parkinson’s disease found that groups with lower levels of vitamin B12 faced on average a more rapid acceleration of both motor and cognitive symptoms.

March 07, 2018

UCSF scientists have shown that in the human hippocampus neurogenesis declines throughout childhood and is undetectable in adults.

March 06, 2018

UCSF received more than $593.9 million in federal funding from the National Institutes of Health in 2017 for research across multiple health-science arenas at the University.

February 27, 2018

New research led by David Solomon, an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology at UCSF, provides much-needed targeted treatment options for patients whose tumors cannot be surgically removed.

February 20, 2018

Loss of an enzyme that modifies gene activity to promote brain regeneration may be partly responsible for age-related cognitive decline, according to new research in laboratory mice by UCSF.

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