UCSF Awarded Ten NIH R01 Grants For Neurosurgery Research

November 23, 2022
UCSF was the top recipient of neurosurgery research funding from the NIH, and five faculty members received the first R01 grant of their career.

A rising star: UCSF researchers discover how astrocytes develop in the brain

November 22, 2022
Astrocytes – a unique population of star-shaped brain cells – are selectively vulnerable to the perturbations that underlie the neurological symptoms in Down syndrome, Alexander disease, and SARS-COV-2 virus infection. But, very little is known about how astrocytes form in the developing brain.

Extended hospital stays after traumatic brain injury linked to low socioeconomic status, Medicaid insurance

November 15, 2022
Safety net hospital Zuckerberg San Francisco General picks up the slack for systemic inequities in access to essential post-acute care.

No Longer at a Loss for Words

By Ilona Garner on November 08, 2022
New research demonstrates that a speech-controlled BCI can be used to spell out intended sentences from a large vocabulary in real time with 94% accuracy.

NYSCF Announces 2022 Class of NYSCF – Robertson Investigators

October 18, 2022
The New York Stem Cell Foundation

Reprogramming a brain tumor’s immune response against itself

October 14, 2022
New UCSF scientist studies how tumor cells influence glioblastoma microenvironment

Thriving with Hydrocephalus: Brock Albee's Inspirational Story

By Nancy Tao on October 13, 2022
Cross-country runner. Dipsea Race scholarship recipient. Occupational therapist candidate. At 24 years old, Brock Albee holds an impressive resume. 

From sounds to language: UCSF scientists study how the brain represents speech

September 29, 2022
NIH grants funds research into linguistic, prosodic elements of speech