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UCSF is among the top universities in the world yet again, ranking among the top five in seven subject areas, according to the inaugural U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities report.
It’s that time of the year when University of California employees have the option of making changes to their medical plan. Open enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 30 and goes until 5 p.m. on Nov. 25.
Two major genetic studies of autism, led in part by UCSF scientists and involving more than 50 laboratories worldwide, have newly implicated dozens of genes in the disorder.
Scores of autoimmune diseases mysteriously cause the immune system to harm tissues within our own bodies. Now, a new study pinpoints the complex genetic origins for many of these diseases.
Faculty from the UC San Francisco School of Nursing gathered at the Presidio Observation Post on Sept. 24 for their annual faculty retreat to reflect on the past year and plan for a brighter future.
For the first time, researchers have found that exposure to radioactive iodine is associated with more aggressive forms of thyroid cancer, according to a careful study of nearly 12,000 people in Belarus who were exposed when they were children or adolescents to fallout from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident.
Nine finalists in UC San Francisco Graduate Division’s first-ever “Three Minute Thesis (3MT)” competition will compete against one another on Oct. 29 at UCSF Mission Bay. The top prize is $3,000.
Chancellor, Deans, and Faculty Partner with Student Health and Counseling in ‘Mental Health Matters’
To address mental health stigma and raise awareness of the importance of mental health self-care, UCSF Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) launched the “Mental Health Matters” campaign on Oct. 20. The campaign features posters and social media highlighting the Chancellor and other faculty members answering the question, “How do you take care of your mental health?”
UC San Francisco School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov, RN, PhD, has been honored by his alma mater. As part of its 125th anniversary celebration, the University of Maryland School of Nursing will honor Vlahov and 24 other outstanding alumni as “visionary pioneers” who have become expert clinicians, educators, and leaders in Maryland, the nation, and around the world.