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USCF Deploys Innovative Data System to Integrate Research and Care

April 05, 2022
UCSF, in collaboration with the Quantum Leap Healthcare Collaborative (QLHC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has developed the OneSource system to seamlessly integrate clinical care and research data.

UCSF Deploys Innovative Data System to Integrate Research and Care

April 05, 2022
UCSF, in collaboration with the Quantum Leap Healthcare Collaborative (QLHC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has developed the OneSource system to seamlessly integrate clinical care and research data.

Homeless Deaths Doubled in San Francisco During the Pandemic’s First Year, Mostly from Drug Overdoses

March 10, 2022
More than twice as many people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco died during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic compared to previous years, with the leading cause of death being drug overdose. No deaths were attributed to the virus itself.

Cerebrospinal Fluid Offers Clues to Post-COVID ‘Brain Fog’

January 18, 2022
Many patients with COVID-19 develop brain fog and other cognitive symptoms months later. Their cerebrospinal fluid may hold clues to why this is happening.

Human Proteins Behind COVID-19 Infection Revealed by Innovative CRISPR Technology

January 12, 2022
In the quest for new treatments for COVID-19, a team led by UCSF researchers identified a new potential drug target that may prevent infection of human cells by SARS-CoV-2.

Alpha Coronavirus Variant Evolved to Evade Immune System

December 28, 2021
A new study led by scientists at UCSF's Quantitative Biosciences Institute and University College London found that the Alpha variant of SARS-CoV-2 ramped up production of a protein that it uses to stifle infected cells’ immune-stimulating signals, helping it evade immune detection and accelerate...

As Omicron Surges, UCSF Experts Answer Questions About the COVID-19 Variant

December 22, 2021
There is some information that is known about the variant and other information that sti

COVID Patients on SSRI Antidepressants Are Less Likely to Die, UCSF-Stanford Study Finds

November 15, 2021
A UCSF and Stanford study of electronic health records linked SSRIs, the most widely prescribed antidepressants, to survival for COVID-19 patients.

Community-Based Strategy Succeeds in Vaccinating Latinx San Franciscans 

September 21, 2021
A community-based effort to overcome vaccine hesitancy  designed by UCSF scientists working together with San Francisco’s Latino Task Force is succeeding in the Mission District of San Francisco. 

UCSF begins offering flu vaccines at several UCSF locations

September 07, 2021
Flu Vaccine Schedule

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