July 19, 2019
UC BRAID is the systemwide coalition of National Institutes of Health Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA) principal investigators, staff and faculty across five campuses, and a model of success for harnessing the talents of CTSA hubs to advance clinical research and science.
How do our bodies fight off dangerous chemicals?Cells are like night club bouncers, says UC San Diego's Amro Hamdoun: With every substance that a cell encounters, it has to decide which to eliminate and which to let in.
How much sugar are you really eating?In the near future, the Nutrition Facts label on the back of packaged foods will have a new look and more information. UC Davis' Kimber Stanhope explains how this will reveal the amount of sugar that is added to our foods.
Ebola 101An infectious-disease expert at UC Berkeley offers a primer on the deadly Ebola virus.
New tactics, old foe: malariaVector biologist Anthony James takes a fresh look at how mosquitoes transmit malaria and other diseases.
December 23, 2011
Just as Time magazine named the Protester as its person of the year, so did unrest shape much of 2011 for the University of California.
Reverberations from January and February's anti-Mubarek protests in Egypt were felt halfway around the world, as UC took emergency measures to evacuate 30 students, faculty and staff enrolled in a study abroad program and taking part in an archaeological dig.
December 20, 2011Stress, overeating and excessive partying could lead to an unnecessary trip to the emergency room.
March 23, 2011
America's growing sweet tooth is super-sizing waistlines and the nation's health care price tag, warn University of California researchers.
People in the U.S. are eating 21 times more sweet stuff today than the pilgrims and pioneers did, according to data presented by scientists at a symposium on sugar and other sweeteners, sponsored by the Center for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment (COAST) at UCSF, the UC Office of the President, UC Berkeley and UC Davis.
June 27, 2019
The Trump Administration recently announced plans to increase enforcement actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and accelerate deportations of undocumented individuals. The five medical centers of the University of California join other public safety-net hospitals in opposing these harmful actions.
October 10, 2018
UC Health Executive Vice President John D. Stobo, M.D., issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) proposed rule to expand the definition of “public charge.”
October 1, 2018
The University of California and the California Nurses Association (CNA) have reached agreement on a four-year contract that recognizes the integral role nurses play in delivering excellent patient care across UC’s five world-renowned medical centers, UC announced today (Oct. 1).