In Utero Enzyme Replacement TherapyPregnant patients with a diagnosed fetal lysosomal storage disease may have the opportunity to receive a promising treatment that could improve their babies’ health after birth.
Minimally Invasive LITT Effective for Recurrent Glioblastoma: A UCSF Case StudyA 65-year-old woman with a small focal recurrence of glioblastoma was treated with laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) at UCSF nearly five years after her first tumor resection surgery.
Ross Procedure the Right Choice for Active Patient With Aortic StenosisA 52-year-old man with severe aortic stenosis chose to undergo a Ross procedure at UCSF during which surgeons replaced his diseased aortic valve with his own pulmonary valve. He was discharged within a week and is recovering well.
Structural Heart Disease Expert Leads UCSF Interventional Cardiology ProgramSammy Elmariah, MD, MPH, has joined UCSF as chief of the Interventional Cardiology Program and medical director of the cardiac catheterization lab.
UCSF Surgeons Standardize Browlift and Hairline Surgery Using Photo AnalysisFacial Feminization surgery (FFS) involves numerous procedures designed to give the face a more feminine and harmonious appearance.
Killing Pancreatic Cancer with T Cells that Turbocharge ThemselvesNovel Immunotherapy Pumps Out Cancer-Killing Cytokines Only Inside the Tumor
UCSF Bariatric Surgery CenterUCSF Bariatric Surgery Center
Breast Cancer Risk Calculator Can Assess Risk of Advanced Breast CancerUpcoming Conference to Focus on Breast Density and Prediction of Advanced and Interval Breast Cancer Risk
UCSF and I-SPY 2 Breast Cancer Researchers Develop Newly Redefined Breast Cancer Response SubtypesResearch scientists and statisticians from UC San Francisco have developed improved biomarker classifications as part of their research results in the I-SPY 2 trial for high-risk breast cancer patients.
“CAR Pooling” Screens Identify Most Effective Cancer Immunotherapy CellsNew approach by UCSF researchers analyzes how well different re-engineered T cells work against cancer.
Drug Turns Cancer Gene Into "Eat Me" Flag for Immune SystemUCSF-led study shows promising pre-clinical results in killing cancer cells resistant to current KRAS-targeted treatments.
How AI Found the Words to Kill Cancer CellsPredictive model allows researchers to encode commands for cells to carry out.
Drug Targeting Tauopathies in Mice Reveals Sex Differences in ResponseMicroglia are cells that are central to both brain health as well as disease progression in many neurological conditions.
UCSF Laser Interstitial Thermal TherapyUCSF Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy
Enhancing Care for Thoracic Oncology Surgery PatientsBuilding on a decades-long reputation for innovation in thoracic surgery, UC San Francisco’s Thoracic Surgery and Oncology Clinic has improved the overall experience for patients undergoing lung and esophageal cancer treatment while continuing to maintain strong outcomes.
UCSF Lung Transplant Clinic in RosevilleUCSF Lung Transplant Clinic in Roseville
Race-Based Equations May Lead to Under-Treatment of Lung Disease in Black PatientsUsing race-based equations to evaluate lung disease -- a practice promoted in the 2019 guidelines of the American Thoracic Society -- may mean that severe lung disease in Black patients is classified as moderate disease, according to a UCSF-led study.
Aggressive Surgery Increases Survival with Low-Grade Brain TumorsUCSF-Led study shows extensive resection results in longer survival for glioma patients
Cerebral Cavernous Malformation Treatments Relieve Disparate SymptomsTwo patients with severe yet different neurological symptoms were referred to UCSF for emergent neurosurgical evaluation. Both were found to have previously undiagnosed cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs), but each patient’s treatment was unique.
First “Neuroprosthesis” Expands Vocabulary and Mobility for Man With Paralysis in New MilestoneThe first “neuroprosthesis,” developed by UCSF researchers in 2021, translates brain signals from a man with severe paralysis directly into words that appear as text on a screen. Using this brain-machine interface, he can also move a robotic arm to manipulate objects.
Novel Metabolic Imaging Method Detects Prostate Cancer AggressivenessUCSF investigators have shown that adding an emerging metabolic imaging technique to MR–transrectal ultrasound fusion prostate biopsies makes it possible to detect the extent and aggressiveness of prostate cancer more accurately than ever.
Cardiogenic Shock Patient Transfer GuideCardiogenic Shock Patient Transfer Guide
UCSF Health Transfer Center Intake WorkflowUCSF Health Transfer Center Intake Workflow
UCSF Researchers Uncover New Pathway for Molecular Cancer Drug TherapiesIn a study published December 8, 2022 in Science, UCSF researchers Kevin Lou, an MD-PhD student, Luke Gilbert, PhD, and Kevan Shokat, PhD, reveal the discovery of a cellular uptake pathway important for larger molecules.