Research

April 2017 Elena Flowers
In the second “chapter” of this series, Elena Flowers – a genomics researcher and professor at UCSF School of Nursing – receives the results of having her entire genome sequenced and begins to explore what having those results means for patients, providers and the broader society.
April 2017 Diana Austin
A collaboration between the UCSF School of Nursing and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco to validate an assessment tool may help nurses better predict which children are at risk for falling while in the hospital.
March 2017 Diana Austin
Researcher Annesa Flentje is examining how stress in LGBT people and other sexual minorities affects gene expression and health.
February 2017 Elena Flowers
Nurse scientist Elena Flowers gets her genome profiled in the dawning era of accessible, affordable precision medicine.
January 2017 Diana Austin
Ifeyinwa Asiodu aims to close the breastfeeding gap in the African American community.
September 2016 Diana Austin
Mobile applications promise to help people take better care of their health. UCSF’s Linda Park is looking at ways to help patients with heart disease manage their condition and adhere to important medication therapy.
August 2016 Andrew Schwartz
With alarm fatigue causing concerns across the country, an interdisciplinary research team races to create a super alarm that would make optimal use of the abundance of clinical data available today.
August 2016 Diana Austin
The UCSF School of Nursing has created two new fellowships to support researchers exploring ECG monitoring.
August 2016 Andrew Schwartz
Yoshimi Fukuoka and her colleagues explore whether combining behavior science, big data, advanced analytics and mHealth applications can help people achieve the type of behavior change that can prevent or ease the burden of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other chronic illnesses.
August 2016 Yoshimi Fukuoka
Mobile diet and exercise apps are all the rage. Nurse scientist Yoshimi Fukuoka offers one model for shaping these devices so they help individuals make lasting lifestyle changes for healthier lives.

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