Physician advocacy on global climate change may be the greatest public health intervention of our lifetime, Dr. Sheri Weiser said at the April 2 event “Confronting the Link Between Climate Change, Migration, and Human Health.”

Augmented reality (AR) is a powerful application that allows physicians to visualize and interact with patient data. By definition, augmented reality is a real-time interactive experience of the real-world environment using computer-generated perceptual information. The information can be overlaid by adding to or masking from the real-world environment.

Science communication and media coverage are needed now more than ever.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on Dec. 3, 1990

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on Nov. 19, 1998.

The demonstrations against UCSF's hearing loss experiments on squirrel monkeys crossed into the domain of city government this week.

The Crucial Third is the second place winner of the Synapse Storytelling Contest's science writing category.

Earlier this year a YouTube video entitled “How to Genetically Engineer a Human in Your Garage” circulated around my lab.

Scientific breakthroughs are occurring at a rate faster than ever before. In 2007, it was estimated that 1.5 million new scientific papers were published.

Ever wondered if probiotics improve immune function? Benefit gastrointestinal conditions? Or even help in the treatment of infections? Well, since antiquity, we’ve allied with microorganisms for the betterment of out health.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, March 13, 2008]