Let scientists demonstrate how you can play with your food at the local farmers’ market. Learn how to survive a zombie attack on Halloween night. Or sip a cocktail in the company of robots.

Directors of dental clinics from across Northern California gathered at UCSF Parnassus last Friday, at a symposium to share their experiences in community health.

What does wellness mean to you?  Do visions of kale, aromatherapy and organic labels dance in your head?  Or is wellness simply the absence of disease?

“How is ObamaCare going to change our health insurance?” many students have been wondering. 

The pipeline for under-represented minorities in research is leaky, largely due to a shortfall in the completion of PhD programs in the biological and other sciences.

This fall marks the third year that UCSF students under the age of 26 have had the option of staying on their parents’ health insurance plan instead of switching to university coverage.

Whoever said that scientists aren’t good communicators? At UCSF, students from all types of graduate programs are using their skills outside of the classroom, clinic and laboratory to communicate their ideas to a wide audience of followers.

The UCSF School of Dentistry celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Research and Clinical Excellence Day on October 10. The dental school and most of the dental clinics were closed for the momentous occasion.

The number of new drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration per billion dollars spent by the drug industry on research and development has halved approximately every nine years since 1950* (Scannell et al., 2013).

Psychiatric and mental health nurse Kate Melino understands the need for domestic violence screening in health care better than most.  During her two-year employment at Toronto’s Women’s College Hospital, she was paged to emergency rooms across th