Partnership Develops Ambitious Public Health Policies on Sugar, Alcohol and Children’s Dental Health
UCSF has worked strategically with community partners in the SFHIP to enact high-impact policies, such as banning sugar-sweetened beverages from hospitals, to improve public health and reduce health inequities in the city.
Christina Hueschen took home the top prize at this year’s UCSF Grad Slam competition for her talk titled “How to Build an Elephant.”
Neuroimaging is helping to distinguish between depression and dementia – two diseases with overlapping symptoms that can be difficult to diagnose properly.
UCSF physicians and staff were among those honored by The San Francisco General Hospital Foundation in this year’s Heroes & Hearts Award, which recognizes individuals within the community who go above and beyond the call of duty to care for the people of San Francisco.
A molecular key to aging of the blood and immune system has been discovered in new research conducted at UCSF.
New research is paving the way to a precision medicine approach to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with traumatic brain injury.
Ward 86 at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center has launched Golden Compass, a new program to meet the health needs of the increasing population of HIV patients who are growing older.
A type of herpes virus that infects about half of the U.S. population has been associated with risk factors for type 2 diabetes and heart disease in normal-weight women aged 20 to 49.
A $22 million investment via California State Assembly Bill 2664 is supporting innovation and entrepreneurship at UC San Francisco and across the University of California system.
San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined physicians, researchers and patients Monday for the signing of an ordinance that will allow UCSF to proceed with construction of a new research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
UCSF’s Center for Vulnerable Populations is 10 years old, and over that time it has transformed understanding of how social vulnerabilities relate to health.
Poor performance on a simple odor identification test was associated with a significantly increased risk of developing dementia years later.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors have unanimously approved a lease agreement that will allow UCSF to move forward with constructing a new research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
At their Jan. 25 meeting, the Finance and Budget Committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote whether to recommend approval of a Lease Disposition and Development Agreement (LDDA) that would allow UC San Francisco to construct a new research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
People with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depression with psychosis may be up to 15 more likely than the general population to be HIV positive, but are only marginally more likely to be tested for the virus.
Over the next year, 19 new public water stations will be installed across San Francisco, thanks to a collaboration involving the City and County of San Francisco, community groups, and UCSF Health.
Jeff Sheehy, the longtime director of communications at UC San Francisco’s Aids Research Institute, has been appointed by San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee to serve on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
Latino children with kidney failure have a surprising survival advantage over white children despite longer waits for transplants, according to a UCSF study that tracked more than 12,000 pediatric patients.
Margot Kushel’s research, clinical and personal work with homeless patients stretches back to the 1990s when she was a medical resident at ZSFG.
Two UCSF faculty members – a microbiologist who studies the genesis of asthma and a surgeon who helped lift the ban on organ transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients – are among this year’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers selected by Foreign Policy magazine.