A Message from the Chancellor
Someone once told me that when you’re a leader you stop making the news and start reporting on the news. Nothing could be truer for me, especially as I enter the second year of my chancellorship at UCSF.
At UCSF, discovery isn’t just a priority. It’s a way of life. UCSF scientists are driven by a compelling desire to learn and innovate, and to conduct leading-edge life sciences research in literally hundreds of high-impact fields of study.
We all know that stress is not good for us. It makes us look haggard and feel unhealthy. As it turns out, stress is also aging us from the inside out. When we feel stressed, so do our cells. When we feel old, so do our cells.
Using nanotechnology, a wearable, artificial kidney and implantable insulin pump promise state-of-the-art effectiveness.
UCSF’s Memory and Aging Center has received an NIH grant to track changes in the brain among patients with frontotemporal dementia.
A vaccine for glioblastoma multiforme has shown initially positive results, and is now under further investigation in a UCSF trial.