By Kathleen Masterson, UCS News Judy Sakanari’s lab receives and studies over a thousand worms a week. These aren’t your garden-variety slimers: her lab studies nematodes, flatworms and other parasites that cause debilitating diseases around [...]
By Scott Maier, UCSF News On a bright summer Saturday, dozens of children and their family members gathered at McNears Beach Park in San Rafael, listening to music, kayaking, having their faces painted, smashing piñatas, [...]
By Louise Chu, UCSF News Depression. Anxiety Disorders. Addiction. They’re some of the most common conditions affecting people’s health, and for millions with the most severe cases, conventional treatments such as psychotherapy and medication don’t [...]
By Jeffrey Norris, UC News Infants exposed to a diverse range of bacterial species in house dust during the first year of life appear to be bless likely to develop asthma in early childhood, according [...]
By Juliana Bunim UCSF News A new international, multi-center study led by researchers from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is the first to evaluate whether purified cannabinoid is effective in treating severe forms of childhood epilepsy [...]
By Elizabeth Fernandez, UCSF News Pharmacies, focused on the health and wellbeing of their customers, have long been saddled with a paradox: they sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, even though tobacco use is the [...]
University of California President Janet Napolitano announced this week that UC San Francisco Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann is resigning from her position to become CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
When Dr. Ramona Bishop was chosen in 2011 to be superintendent of the Vallejo Unified School District, she wanted to make sure schools are safe and supportive environments.
By Paula Murphy, UCSF News The UCSF Global Health Sciences program recently celebrated its fifth Masters of Science graduating class of 38 students in a ceremony that also was a sendoff for the degree program’s [...]
Nancy LaRonda is a Bay Area native and a fiction and poetry writer on the rise. The youngest of six kids, she turned to writing as a release and a form to get everything out. [...]