Nov 15, 2018
Mechanisms that govern HIV transcription and latency differ in the gut and blood, according to a study by Dr. Steven Yukl, staff physician at SFVAHCS and UCSF associate professor of medicine. The findings could inform new therapies aimed at curing HIV.
Oct 23, 2018
A new study using a novel biomarker suggest that intensive blood pressure lowing does not cause true kidney damage. The study, co-authored by Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH, UCSF Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Associate Chief for Research Development at SFVAHC, represents major advancements in the understanding of whether kidney tissue damage accompanies the diagnosis of chronic kidney disease during hypertension therapy.