April 19, 2015

A research team at UC San Francisco has discovered an RNA molecule called Pnky that can be manipulated to increase the production of neurons from neural stem cells.

The research, led by neurosurgeon Daniel A. Lim, MD, PhD, and published on March 19, 2015 in Cell Stem Cell, has possible applications in regenerative medicine, including treatments of such disorders as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injury, and in cancer treatment. 


April 19, 2015

Mozzi Etemadi, PhD, is a third year medical student in the UCSF MSTP and electrical engineer who works on applying commercially available electronics and telecommunications technologies to create new, inexpensive medical devices.

They are ready to return to the clinic!
March 19, 2015

MSTP graduate students are preparing to return to medical school with a 2-week intensive workshop, "Into the Clinic", taught by 4th year medical students, David, Ian and Arif.

September 09, 2014

Remedy at UCSF, a student-run organization that “recycles” castoff medical supplies into global aid, was honored with a 2013 Team Sustainability Award for donating 26,000 pounds of medical supplies to 70 countries, reducing unnecessary medical waste and providing much-needed supplies to under-served areas. Team members included MSTP students Stacey Frumm and Adolpho Cuesto. READ MORE