News & Events

November 30, 2018

Scientists at UCSF have developed an innovative tool to peer into the secret life of brain. They hope to use the device to learn more about how memories form, and how past experiences influence decisions.

November 29, 2018

Patients with moderate to severe depression reported significant improvements in mood when researchers precisely stimulated a brain region called the orbitofrontal cortex.

November 15, 2018

The NFL has awarded more than $3.45 million to a UCSF-led research consortium tasked with identifying the causes, risk factors, biomarkers and prognoses for patients with TBI.

November 13, 2018

The loss of a toe or limb to diabetes is more common than many people realize – and it’s a tragic outcome that UCSF’s Limb Preservation and Diabetic Foot Center is working to prevent.

November 13, 2018

Using a mouse model, researchers showed that a drug that temporarily suppresses a key component of the brain’s immune system can prevent radiation-associated cognitive decline.

November 09, 2018

Genetics may predispose some people to both Alzheimer’s disease and high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol, a common feature of cardiovascular disease.

November 08, 2018

An innovative San Francisco program of community choirs for older adults found that singing in a choir reduced loneliness and increased interest in life, but did not improve cognition or physical function.

November 08, 2018

New research from UCSF has identified a common pattern of brain activity that may be behind feelings of low mood, particularly in people who have a tendency towards anxiety.

October 30, 2018

Seven UCSF research subject areas were ranked in the top 10 globally by US News & World Report.

October 18, 2018

UCSF researchers discovered a gene that plays an essential role in noise-induced deafness.