News & Events

October 02, 2018

Ten UCSF postdocs competed to explain complex research in simple language – and in three minutes or less – in the third annual Postdoc Slam held Sept. 26.

October 02, 2018

The National Institutes of Health has awarded six NIH Director’s Awards to early-career UCSF scientists – a record number for the University.

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.

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