Reducing smoking, and its associated health effects, among Medicaid recipients in each state by just 1 percent would result in $2.6 billion in total Medicaid savings the following year.
Organ transplant recipients receive continual care as the end-stage treatment to their condition, attention also should be given to living donors, who can suffer from hypertension, diabetes and other disorders after donation.
At least six states with high opioid abuse rates also have strong work restrictions that hinder nurse practitioners in prescribing medication that can help treat the problem.
UC San Francisco scientists have designed a large-scale screen that efficiently identifies drugs that are potent cancer-killers when combined, but only weakly effective when used alone.
The University of California is preparing for a one-day unfair labor practice strike across the UC system on April 10.
The fund, launched earlier this year, is a new grant-awarding program designed to spark novel ideas for solving everyday problems among the hospital’s faculty and staff.
UCSF researchers have identified a surprising phenomenon that may explain why many cancers don’t respond to immunotherapy drugs.
National study has found that a form of brain imaging that detects Alzheimer’s-related “plaques” significantly influenced clinical management of patients with mild cognitive impairment and dementia.
Vale was recognized for his landmark discovery of kinesin, a motor protein that transports molecular cargo along the cell’s internal highways and plays a crucial part in cell division.
We spoke to UCSF women – scientists, clinicians, students, staff and alums – about their experiences with gender, science and success.
New UCSF study may have answered how your brain knows when you’ve had enough water.
The San Francisco Business Times and the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy honor two UCSF trailblazers in health care philanthropy: Jessica Jencek and Erin Hickey.
Ten finalists competed in the fifth annual Grad Slam to inform and entertain with three-minute talks based on their own research.
Butte, Kortemme, and Link were inducted as fellows during the AIMBE annual meeting at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, on March 25, 2019.
UCSF scientists are testing how brief periods of controlled stress could protect the body from long-term stress.
TB remains the leading infectious killer of our time, responsible for 1.6 million deaths worldwide in 2017, with drug-resistant forms of TB threatening control efforts in many parts of the world.
The 2019 Awards of Excellence include gold, silver and bronze awards for UCSF.
A delicate operation that involved placing a gene into the brain was found to reduce the severity of motor symptoms in patients with moderately advanced Parkinson’s disease.
A UCSF faculty member since 1982, Giacomini is a world-renowned pharmacologist and leader in transporter biology and pharmacogenomics
It’s been decades since San Francisco was ground zero for the AIDS epidemic, but for one population, it still is.