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Wearable device monitors heart failure

A new study published in Circulation: Heart Failure shows how bioengineers are teaming up with clinicians to improve patient outcomes.

Crystal Zhou, PharmD

Assistant Professor

I am a passionate pharmacy educator and clinician. I currently teach and direct a couple of the first year Applied Patient Care Skills courses and work as a clinical pharmacist for the Division of Cardiology. I am also working on implementing innovative models of pharmacy practice, such as treating...

Chemicals used to turn skin cells into heart and brain cells

In a major breakthrough, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes, led by UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Sheng Ding, PhD, have transformed skin cells into heart and brain cells using combinations of chemicals.

Home monitoring of heart failure via web-enabled bathroom scales wins award funding

Can a retrofitted bathroom scale costing less than $100 save lives and improve the health of millions of Americans living with heart failure while cutting billions of dollars in annual health care spending?