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Scientists at UC Berkeley and UC Riverside have demonstrated a way to edit the genome of disease-carrying mosquitoes that brings us closer to suppressing them on a continental scale. The study used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing more...
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Two UC Berkeley School of Public Health students will spend the next year investigating ways to harness personal data collected by mobile devices to advance public health thanks to grant funding from Taiwan-based technology more...
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More than 60 UC Berkeley School of Public Health educators who received high student evaluation marks for their instruction during the Fall 2016 semester were honored recently with the School’s Committee on Teaching more...
An aging work force and decelerating population growth could plunge the world's economic potential 20 percent over the next several decades, according to a new study from the Berkeley Forum on Aging and the Global Economy ( more...
Consumers may not realize, but someone handpicked every tomato available in the produce section of their local grocery stores. Tomato farming in the United States demands manual labor, long hours, and prolonged exposure to more...
William Satariano, professor of Epidemiology and Community Health Sciences and director of undergraduate health programs at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, died Sunday, May 28, at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek more...
Paul Farmer
Medical anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer will deliver the keynote address at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s Commencement ceremony on May 15, 2017, in the Hearst Greek Theatre.Dr. Paul Farmer has dedicated more...
Researchers at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and UCSF Global Health Sciences have been awarded a $1.5 million grant as partners on a US Agency for International Development (USAID) project to advance maternal more...
Researchers from UC Berkeley and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health were recently honored with the 2017 Liberty Mutual Award, which is given annually to the paper published in the journal Ergonomics more...
Ambient air pollution contributes to more than a million preventable deaths annually in China, and burning coal is by far the biggest contributor to air pollution. But one possible solution proposed by the Chinese more...
Seth Holmes with native Mexican immigrant families in Cesar Chavez Day march in Madera, California.
Seth Holmes, a UC Berkeley professor of public health and medical anthropology, has been named a 2017 William T. Grant Scholar by the William T. Grant Foundation. The program supports career development for promising more...
The Best Babies Zone Initiative (BBZ) at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health has announced that it will expand to three new communities: Indianapolis, IN; Kalamazoo, MI; and Portland, OR. These three new zones will more...
As part of a March Health Affairs issue examining health care delivery system innovations, a trio of UC Berkeley School of Public Health experts analyzed the efficacy of reference pricing—a new component of health insurance more...
UC Berkeley School of Public Health DrPH candidate Christopher Chau was awarded a 2016-2017 Dr. Antronette (Toni) Yancey and Darlene Edgley Fellowship. The Yancey/Edgley DrPH Dissertation Fellowship funds dissertation more...
Alexandra Carter, an MPH student in the Health & Social Behavior program at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, has been named a Human Rights Center Fellow by the Human Rights Center at the UC Berkeley School of Law more...
Many international travelers to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, openly considered skipping the games to avoid the threat of Zika. Despite the fears, not a single case of Zika or its major neurological more...
Led by researchers from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, a study recently published in the European Journal of Immunology examines the effects of influenza and dengue virus co-infection in mice. The study found that more...
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How can the healthcare system get patients more involved in their own treatments in a way that improves their outcomes? Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)—health care delivery systems that are held accountable to meet more...
Afghan refugees in Northern California experience different levels of distress, according to gender, when encountering the same situations say researchers in a recently published cross-sectional study. Four areas, in more...
A UC Berkeley School of Public Health research team has been awarded a $3.6 million, five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to develop new approaches for simulating and optimizing surveillance networks that more...

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