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New Tool May Allow Doctors to ‘See’ Bacterial Infection in the Body

Aug 30, 2017
UCSF scientists have developed an imaging tool that could soon allow doctors to locate and visualize bacterial infections in the body.

Novel Treatment Aims to Transform Protocol for Deadly Blood Disorder

Aug 30, 2017
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals will pioneer stem cell transplants for a uniquely challenging patient population: second-trimester fetuses stricken with a potentially fatal disease.

Blunting CRISPR’s ‘Scissors’ Gives New Insight into Autoimmune Disorders 

Aug 30, 2017
Research team led by University of California scientists has used a modified version of the gene-editing technique CRISPR to find enhancers by prompting them into action.

New UCSF Program Aims to Advance Equity in Genomic Medicine in the Bay Area

Aug 29, 2017
A team of UCSF researchers will receive $11.7 million over four years from the National Institutes of Health to launch a new Program in Prenatal and Pediatric Genomic Sequencing at UCSF.

Neonatologist Marshall Henry Klaus Passes Away

Aug 29, 2017
Klaus conducted seminal research on mother-infant bonding, work that helped to establish the field of neonatology.

Summer Programs at UCSF Provide Science Opportunities, Promote Diversity

Aug 29, 2017
Throughout the years, UCSF faculty, students and staff have set up several unique summer programs that expose young students from underrepresented minorities to science and clinical research.

Common Use of Antibiotics in Cells Grown for Research Could Distort Tests

Aug 28, 2017
A new study by UCSF researchers raises a red flag against adding antibiotics when growing cells in labs, finding that it can induce unintentional genetic changes in the cells and distort test results.

Switching Sugar for Starch Leads to Less Fatty Liver in Kids

Aug 28, 2017
An experimental diet that cut out a type of sugar significantly reversed the buildup of liver fat in children and adolescents – a condition strongly linked to Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

With Fall 2017 Cycle, UCSF’s Resource Allocation Program (RAP) Celebrates 10 Years of Funding

Aug 25, 2017
UCSF’s Resource Allocation Program, which offers a single online application process for a wide variety of intramural funding opportunities, is now inviting applications for the Fall 2017 cycle.

Nancy Adler Honored by The New York Academy of Medicine

Aug 25, 2017
The New York Academy of Medicine has named Nancy Adler a recipient of the 2017 Academy Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Biomedical Science.

UCSF to Offer Free Flu Shots Throughout September

Aug 25, 2017
UCSF will be holding free drop-in flu shot clinics for all UCSF employees,students and volunteers from Monday, Sept. 6 to Friday, Sept. 29.

Searching for the Breathing Pacemaker in the Brain

Aug 25, 2017
The mechanisms by which the brain regulates breathing are still a mystery, one that UCSF physiologist Kevin Yackle is tackling with the latest tools of molecular biology.

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