ucsf.eduPhysician-Scientist Lloyd “Holly” Smith, ‘Heart of UCSF for Over Half a Century,’ Dies at 94Lloyd Hollingsworth “Holly” Smith Jr., a visionary physician-scientist whose uncompromising quest for excellence over a career spanning half a century helped transform UCSF into the world-renowned health sciences university it is today, died peacefully at his home on June 18.
ucsf.eduCall for Volunteers as NIH’s Landmark Precision Medicine Research Effort Launches NationwideAll of Us is an unprecedented effort to gather genetic, biological, environmental, health and lifestyle data from 1 million or more volunteer participants living in the U.S., officially opens for enrollment May 6.
ucsf.eduBrain’s Wiring Connected to Sensory Processing DisorderResearchers at UCSF have found that boys and girls with sensory processing disorder (SPD) have altered pathways for brain connectivity when compared to typically developing children, and the difference predicts challenges with auditory and tactile processing.1
ucsf.eduKids with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders Show Brain Wiring DifferencesResearchers at UCSF have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder.78
ucsf.eduUCSF Launches Landmark $5B Fundraising Campaign to Solve the Most Complex Human Health ProblemsUCSF has launched one of the largest fundraising efforts ever set by a U.S. university, a $5 billion campaign aimed at tackling the most complex biomedical questions of our day and working more broadly to improve the quality of people’s health over their lifetimes.
ucsf.edu‘Stand Up For Science’ Teach-In, Rally Highlight Importance of Public Support, Diversity in ScienceHundreds of people eager to show their support for science turned out for UC San Francisco’s Stand Up For Science teach-in and rally on April 22, which highlighted diversity and the importance of federal funding for research.