December 4, 2018
Weight loss is normal for healthy newborns in the first few days, especially for those exclusively breastfed, until mothers begin to produce copious amounts of milk about two to five days after giving birth. While this dip in weight is normal, it can be stressful for parents and family members and...
August 8, 2018
In a university setting, custom application development teams can hit roadblocks when project sponsors, designers, and developers have different definitions of success. To try to circumvent this problem, the Design and Discovery team in UCSF School of Medicine (SOM) Technology Services created a...
March 28, 2018
Is your new year’s resolution to get better at QA? You may want to consider continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) automated testing.
February 9, 2018
Many people living with heart problems never receive the medical care they need. Office visits offer doctors only a snapshot of chronic conditions. That’s where new mobile health-tracking technology can make a real difference, providing detailed and long-term health data for each patient. Such...
July 3, 2017
From developing sensors to detect pressure ulcers to conducting pre-clinical studies for novel magnetic therapies, Isabelle Chumfong, MEng, MD, and Claire Graves, MD took the unconventional route during their research years, electing to pursue cutting-edge research through the Innovation Pathway,...
May 22, 2017
A user-friendly website and advance directive form given directly to patients can be highly effective in empowering older adults to plan for their future medical care.
May 22, 2017
Colon cancer patients who have a healthy body weight, exercise regularly and eat a diet high in whole grains, fruits and vegetables have a significantly lower risk of cancer recurrence or death.
December 13, 2016
UCSF, SF State and NICOS Chinese Health Coalition Compares Cancer Education Methods
November 21, 2016
Ricardo F. Muñoz, PhD, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of California, San Francisco, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
November 15, 2016
New technologies are providing opportunities to look at large datasets and predict how well patients will do.