The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics a $1.9 milion grant for training in aging and chronic disease.
Global malaria elimination is possible in a generation, but only with renewed focus, new tools, and sufficient financial support, according to a paper published in The Lancet by the Global Health Group's (GHG) Malaria Elimination Initiative at UCSF Global Health Sciences.
A new study of the effect of recalibration of a diagnostic tool provides a powerful example of how small changes in measurement methods can lead to large changes in diagnosis and treatment.
The Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Dennis Black, professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, about his research regarding the efficacy of certain drugs for treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Black's work was published in January in the New England Journal of Medicine as a practice summary for practicing clinicians to help them understand when and how to screen and treat women showing symptoms of postmenopausal osteoporosis.