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Robots roam hallways of SF's newest hospital, lending a helping hand

A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.

By January 16, 2015


Doctors, nurses...and robots

A state-of-the-art medical center is just weeks away from opening its doors in San Francisco. Working alongside doctors and nurses at UCSF will be a fleet of robots. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes us inside the hospital to view the capabilities of these specialized courier bots.

By January 15, 2015


Surgeon uses Google Glass to get critical data

Part of your doctor's prep routine for surgery could one day include putting on Google Glass. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes us inside an operating room at UCSF in San Francisco for a look at how doctors are using Glass during surgery.

By January 15, 2014


Facebook elects second woman to board

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann joins Sheryl Sandberg in adding a womanly touch to the social network's once males-only club.

By March 6, 2013


New tech holds tissue still for cellular imaging

UCSF researchers are able to hold a mouse's lung tissue still long enough to image individual cells, which could help them see how cells respond to injury and disease, according to their report.

By December 20, 2010


Are the days of kidney dialysis numbered?

A prototype implantable artificial kidney could, in the next decade, render costly and inefficient dialysis a treatment of the past, according to work out of UCSF.

By September 3, 2010


Data for 6,000 UCSF patients gets exposed online

Patient data exposed on the Internet for months after UCSF gives records to third party for help in targeting potential financial donors, newspaper reports.

By May 2, 2008


UCSF nurses test tablet PCs

Intel and Motion Computing show off the C5 tablet PC, a digital assistant for overworked health care professionals. Photos: Intel checks into the hospital

By February 20, 2007


Doctors collaborate online

UCSF Stanford Health Care swaps ideas in the first live Net telemedicine conference with China's Xian Medical University.

By June 26, 1998