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Notes & Words Rocks the Fox Theater

Dave Grohl, frontman of rock band Foo Fighters, joined renowned authors for the ninth annual Notes & Words on Saturday, May 12, at the historic Fox Theater. This one-night-only event raised more than $1.8 million for our Oakland campus.
22-Jun-2018 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pioneering Gene Therapy by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Researchers Demonstrates Therapy Can Eliminate Life-Long Need for Transfusions in Patients with Incurable Blood Disorder

Interim results of clinical trials by investigators at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland and Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago reveal that a majority of the 22 patients in two Phase 1/2 studies followed for two years...
18-Apr-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland Study Spotlights Preschoolers With Severe Obesity

A new study by UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland researcher Dr. June Tester examined national data on preschool-aged children from 1999 to 2014 to highlight characteristics of children with the highest degree of obesity and found a strong...
5-Mar-2018 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Researchers Find “Park Prescriptions” Can Reduce Stress Among Low Income Patients

A study by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland researchers, has found that “park prescriptions” provided by physicians to their low-income patients can help reduce stress and improve physical well-being in patients and their families.
20-Feb-2018 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study of Elite NBA Players Re-Affirms Positive Impact of Playing Multiple Youth Sports

A study by UCSF Benioff's Children’s Hospitals sports medicine researchers finds that among elite NBA athletes, those who participated in multiple sports in high school had fewer injuries and longer careers, on average, than players who played...
1-Dec-2017 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

CHORI Researcher Dr. Deborah Dean Receives CDC Award to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

UCSF Benioff's Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) researcher Dr. Deborah Dean is the recipient of a new award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will support the development and evaluation of new...
24-Oct-2017 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Many Happy Returns

One-year-old Elias will never remember all the doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals who took care of him for the first five months of his life, but his parents, Gabriela and Rogelio Ramirez, will never forget them.
5-Oct-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CHORI’s Dan M. Granoff Awarded Prestigious Alumni Award from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine

Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) Senior Scientist Dr. Dan M. Granoff, has been awarded the 2017 Distinguished Medical Alumnus Award from his alma mater, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
23-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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