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UCSF leaders Sam Hawgood, Mark Laret, and Renee Navarro issue a statement to the Bay Area community condemning a recent increase in assaults against the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
UCSF and UC Berkeley today announced a long-term research partnership with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, and its parent company, Roche Holding AG, to speed the development of new therapeutics for debilitating brain diseases and disorders of the central nervous system.
New results from an ongoing collaborative effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 shows that the prevalence of a coronavirus lineage, characterized by the L452R substitution and two other mutations in the virus’s spike protein, has significantly increased in recent months.
UCSF researchers found that mice in which activity of a protein called eIF4E is diminished, either genetically or pharmaceutically, gain only half the weight of other mice, even if all the mice eat a high-fat diet.
A new study of autism risk genes by UCSF and UC Berkeley scientists implicates disruption in prenatal neurogenesis – a process in which specialized “progenitor” cells give rise to new brain cells – in the development of autism spectrum disorders.
The Regents’ vote follows more than two years of robust community engagement spanning 28 public meetings to develop the CPHP, which reflects input from hundreds of stakeholders inside and outside UCSF.
Depression is among the most common psychiatric disorders, affecting as many as 264 million people worldwide and leading to hundreds of thousands of deaths per year. But as many as 30 percent of patients do not respond to standard treatments such as medication or psychotherapy.
UCSF, the San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council, and Herrero Boldt Webcor have announced a Community Workforce Agreement that will promote collaboration between the University, labor unions and construction firms during the construction of the new hospital at UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights.
UCSF scientists have discovered a new way to control the immune system’s “natural killer” cells, a finding with implications for novel cell therapies and tissue implants that can evade immune rejection.
Researchersare calling for tailored services and support for older adults living alone with memory issues, who are experiencing extreme isolation, and are exposed to misinformation about the virus and barriers to accessing medical care.
UCSF and the City and County of San Francisco have announced an agreement in principle on a set of community benefits to accompany the University’s Comprehensive Parnassus Heights Plan to modernize its historic campus.
Through its Office of Innovation Ventures, UC San Francisco has formalized a new strategic collaboration with Autobahn Labs, a “virtual incubator” focused on drug discovery and development, to help move scientific discoveries with therapeutic potential more quickly to market.
A UCSF clinical psychologist has taken aim at the NFL for “race-norming” Black players diagnosed with dementia, a practice that is depriving them of the monetary awards allocated to former footballers with neurodegenerative disorders.