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New Blood Thinners May Shorten Patients’ Hospital Stays

UCSF News Mar 29, 2018
The use of newer blood-thinners for patients at risk of stroke may lead to two fewer days in the hospital for those who experience complications, with the same survival rate as the older drug warfarin.

Aggressive Growth of Common Brain Tumors Linked to Single Gene

UCSF News Mar 28, 2018
UCSF scientists uncovered a common genetic driver of aggressive meningiomas, which could help clinicians detect dangerous cancers earlier and lead to new therapies.

Expert Review Will Strengthen Emerging Digital Technologies

UCSF News Mar 27, 2018
In the absence of rigorous preclinical testing from the FDA, health systems should carefully scrutinize digital tools that interact with electronic health records to recommend patient diagnoses or therapies.

Peter Walter Named to National Academy of Inventors

UCSF News Mar 27, 2018
UCSF’s Peter Walter is among nine University of California inventors and innovators who have been selected to become National Academy of Inventors fellows.