Recent articles by Abigail Mortimore

Wandering Minds Associated With Aging Cells

November 16, 2012
A preliminary UCSF study suggests a possible link between mind wandering and aging, by looking at a biological measure of longevity.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Honor UCSF's Michael Harrison

November 02, 2012
Michael Harrison, MD, founder and director emeritus of the Fetal Treatment Center at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and director of the UCSF Pediatric Device Consortium, was recognized recently with the Ronald McDonald House Charities Medical Award of Excellence.

Most Liver Transplant Candidates Receive Donation Offers

October 22, 2012
Most liver transplant candidates who died or were removed from the transplant list actually received one or more liver donation offers, according to a recent UCSF study.

Three UCSF Faculty Members Named to Institute of Medicine

October 15, 2012
Three UCSF faculty members are among the 70 newly elected members of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the areas of medical sciences, health care and public health.

Pediatric Patients Show Off Their Creativity at Art Day

October 03, 2012
The courtyard of the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital was transformed for a red-carpet event last week to show off patient-designed hospital gowns at the Third Annual Art Day.

Special Programs Enhance Pediatric Cancer Care at UCSF

September 28, 2012
September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month, encouraging awareness and affirmation to the commitment of fighting pediatric cancer.

Media Advisory: Swimming for UCSF Pediatric Cancer Care

September 27, 2012
Swimming enthusiasts including former Olympians, cancer survivors and former patients will take part in Swim Across America’s seventh annual San Francisco Bay Area Open Water Swim benefiting UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Survivors of Childhood Cancer Program.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital to Benefit from New Tony Robbins Book

September 20, 2012
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is set to receive all donations associated with the download of the latest book from American best-selling author and peak performance Strategist, Tony Robbins.  

Former Olympians Help Celebrate UCSF Pediatric Transplant Surgery Success

August 24, 2012
More than 300 children and their families joined former Olympians, UCSF doctors, nurses, social workers and others at the 17th annual picnic to celebrate the work of the Organ Transplant Service at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.