Health and medical research
An amazing procedure at UCLA uses a tiny wire mesh disc, threaded through an artery, to replace open heart surgery for many children born with a hole in their heart.
Researchers at UCSF have launched the Canine Behavioral Genetics Project in an effort to identify and better understand the genetics behind panic and anxiety-disorders and aggression in dogs ... and humans.
Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers are harnessing the power of tiny magnetic fields to better understand the human brain.
Each year, nearly 1000 Californians make an extraordinary gift to the University of California by donating their bodies or those of a loved one to support the education of health professionals...
UCSF's Heart and Vascular Center celebrated the opening of its new Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Labs...
UC Irvine researchers find that stress hormones can significantly hasten the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
UCSF program leads the way in developing international collaborations in research and training to address public health issues affecting developing nations...
A UCLA/VA study demonstrates the rapid diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) with novel biosensor technology.
Researchers at UC Davis and other campuses are studying how avian influenza is spread and how it can be contained...
UC Irvine College of Medicine's Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community is a first-of-its-kind curriculum training the next generation of California's doctors....
A Phase III clinical trial at UC San Francisco saved the life of a patient suffering from glioblastoma multiforme, the most aggressive and deadly type of brain tumor...
The UC Davis Telemedicine Program provides an Internet-based link-up that enables UC Davis physicians to "see" patients in their rural communities far from the doctor...
Biologists at UC Berkeley are working to develop a cheap anti-malarial drug.
New Mobile Patient Information System invented at UCLA revolutionizes critical patient care when immediate response time and accurate, comprehensive information can mean life or death.
Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the UCSD have discovered rich medical drug resources in deep ocean sediments - including promising cancer-fighting candidates.
The UCSF Medical Center is using a European-designed implant that may replace damaged lower back discs.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley are using the nation's most powerful brain scanner to better understand disease and the mysteries of the mind.
UCSF is one of a handful of academic medical centers in this country using a new cancer-fighting radiation technique called Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT).