February 19, 2016

Joint research by Kaiser Permanente and UCSF highlights the importance of identifying strategies to reduce disparities.

Dejana Braithwaite
February 12, 2016

UCSF research on the efficacy of mammograms for older women is featured in an article on, an Internet community for radiologists and related professionals in the medical imaging field.

Senior author Dejana Braithewaite, PhD, MS, associate professor in Epidemiology & Biostatistics, was interviewed about the researchers’ review of published studies that was recently published online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. 

marijuana plant
February 01, 2016

Marijuana use over time was associated with remembering fewer words from a list but it did not appear to affect other areas of cognitive function in a study of men and women followed up over 25 years, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.

January 26, 2016

Documenting that it's never too late to quit smoking, a large study of breast cancer survivors has found that those who quit smoking after their diagnosis had a 33 percent lower risk of death as a result of breast cancer than those who continued to smoke.