Science

[Originally published on April 26, 2001.] The changing nature of the relationship between academia and industry was the subject of the keynote address at the sixth annual Career and Research Day.

As a healthcare provider, I was taught to follow protocols and look for information, patterns, and pathognomonic criteria to identify diseases.

Paxlovid was approved for use via emergency authorization by the FDA on Dec. 22, 2021, for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID for patients with high risk of developing severe disease.

[Originally published in Synapse on November 6, 2003.] What comes to your mind when you hear the words “forensic medicine?” Murder, dismantled body parts, or DNA analysis? Whatever it is, one probably does not equate forensic medicine with two hours of amusing stories and laughter. But that was exactly what happened at Dr. Henry C. Lee’s talk, Forensic Evidence Found on Human Bodies — National and International Cases
[Victoria Turner’s submission won first place in the Storytelling Contest’s science writing category.] As the pressures and restrictions of 2020 begin to lift, we could all appreciate some well-earned time off, but even those of us who try to unwind outside work are frustrated by the gentle chime of email at all hours.

Crises bring out the best and the worst in people. The COVID-19 pandemic is no different. Through this trying time, I have seen the ugliness of human selfishness, but also the beauty of human love.

Love expresses itself in many forms.

This is the final installment of our Q&A with President Biden COVID Task Force advisor, UCSF's Dr. Eric Goosby.

As pediatricians and trainees, we have all experienced moral awakenings that have compelled us to take action to protect children.

“What would it feel like if someone else were to come into your head?” An epilepsy patient posed this question when asked to describe their mental state before a seizure during a recent study on dissociative states.

When you want to learn something new, the first order of business is practice. After putting in some effort, you can hopefully keep doing what you learned — whether it’s parallel parking or standing backflips — on the next day, and the next.