In experiments with mouse tissue, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered that the adaptive immune system, generally associated with fighting infections, plays an active role in guiding the normal development of mammary glands, the only...
26-Aug-2015 7:00 PM EDT
A new study from the UC San Francisco Pediatric Brain Center shows that childhood cancer survivors suffering one stroke have double the risk of suffering a second stroke, when compared with non-cancer stroke survivors.
25-Aug-2015 6:20 PM EDT
UC San Francisco researchers have for the first time developed a method to precisely control embryonic stem cell differentiation with beams of light, enabling them to be transformed into neurons in response to a precise external cue.
21-Aug-2015 8:00 PM EDT
Individuals previously diagnosed with heart disease may be less likely to experience heart failure, heart attacks, or stroke, or to die from these events, if they have higher blood levels of two very closely related proteins, according to a new...
25-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT
Building on its pioneering research into the use of genomic technology to rapidly diagnose life-threatening diseases, UC San Francisco has launched a dedicated research center to explore how this potentially transformative approach to critical care...
21-Aug-2015 7:05 PM EDT
A study led by researchers at UCSF has found that when that when self-identification matters most – in connecting bone marrow donors to patients – the format of the questions may determine how well the answers actually correspond to their genes.
19-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT
A national risk model that gauges a woman’s chance of developing breast cancer has been refined to give a more accurate assessment.
18-Aug-2015 6:05 PM EDT
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $5.7M for a five-year, multicenter study, which will be the first in the U.S. to evaluate the long-term outcomes of medical treatment for transgender youth.
17-Aug-2015 7:05 PM EDT