Chan Zuckerberg Medical Science 'Biohub'

3 Leading Bay Area Research Universities to Partner in $600M Chan Zuckerberg Medical Science 'Biohub'

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) announced Wednesday they will join forces in a new biomedical science research center funded by a $600 million commitment from Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg and pediatrician Priscilla Chan.

The San Francisco-based Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, an independent collaboration among three of the nation’s leading research universities, is the first philanthropic science investment made by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which is dedicated to advancing human potential and promoting equality.

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Revealing Attention Deficits with Video Games

Revealing Attention Deficits with Video Games
A digital assessment platform designed to look and feel like a video game may successfully flag children with attention disorders, according to the results of a study published in Translational Psychiatry.

iPSC 10 Years after the Breakthrough

iPSC 10 Years after the Breakthrough
Research and emerging treatments with stem cells today can be traced to a startling discovery 10 years ago when Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, and his graduate student Kazutoshi Takahashi, PhD, reported a way to reprogram adult mouse cells and coax them back to their embryonic state – pluripotent stem cells.

Teaching Future Health Care Providers Lessons in Uncertainty

Teaching Future Health Care Providers Lessons in Uncertainty
UC San Francisco’s schools of dentistry, medicine and pharmacy either have implemented or are developing new curricula with the goal of equipping students with the tools and strategies to make wise, evidence-based decisions in real-world clinical situations – where answers are not always found in textbooks.

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Information sessions and Class dates are avaialble online.
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UCSF at Dreamforce 2016: Watch the Highlights
UCSF at Dreamforce 2016: Watch the Highlights

Some of UC San Francisco's foremost scientists participated in the annual Dreamforce conference, and if you missed their talks – or want to watch them again – you can view the videos below. Read More