News & Events

October 17, 2016

Three UCSF faculty members are among the 70 new members and nine international members elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

October 06, 2016

Researchers at UCSF have discovered a previously unknown mass migration of inhibitory neurons into the brain’s frontal cortex during the first few months after birth.

October 05, 2016

Using a mouse model of multiple sclerosis, UCSF scientists demonstrated that regenerating myelin can both protect neurons from damage and restore lost function.

October 04, 2016

Major childhood psychological and social stressors, increase the odds of shorter telomere length in adulthood, according to a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco.

September 22, 2016

Four UCSF researchers are among the 84 Faculty Scholars named by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in a new program to support promising early-career scientists.

September 22, 2016

Chronic pain and loss of bladder control are among the most devastating consequences of spinal cord injury.

September 20, 2016

A digital assessment platform designed to look and feel like a video game may successfully flag children with attention disorders.

September 16, 2016

UCSF researchers have devised a new term, “sudden neurological death,” to describe apparent sudden cardiac deaths that actually were due to neurological causes.

September 08, 2016

A new UC San Francisco study challenges the most influential textbook explanation of how the mammalian brain detects when the body is becoming too warm, and how it then orchestrates the myriad responses that animals, including humans, use to lower their temperature.

August 12, 2016

UCSF alumnus Joshua A. Gordon has been selected as the next director of the National Institute of Mental Health.