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Special Journal Issues Spotlight What Works in Global Health

By Laura Kurtzman on September 22, 2014

Two special global health issues of Science and Science Translational Medicine were conceived with help from Jaime Sepulveda, executive director of UCSF Global Health Sciences.

Join the Online Rally to Fund Medical Research

By Jennifer Wickre on September 17, 2014

On Thursday, Sept. 18, hundreds of researchers and advocates from around the country will be on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to urge lawmakers to make funding for the National Institutes Of Health (NIH) a national priority.

Funding Needed to Support UCSF Researcher Helping Ebola Victims in West Africa

By Laura Kurtzman on August 18, 2014

Dan Kelly, MD, a global health researcher at UCSF, is in Sierra Leone to help those impacted by the Ebola virus in Africa. Kelly is raising $100,000 for Wellbody Alliance, his nonprofit in Sierra Leone, to train his staff, equip them with spacesuits and other infection prevention tools.

Resources Available to Help People with Disabilities on ADA Anniversary

By Bruce G. Flynn on July 25, 2014

Celebrations of the July 26, 1990 signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by President George H.W. Bush will take place across the nation during the week of July 21-27, 2014. The UCSF Committee on Disability Issues will be working over the next year to identify issues of concern for people with disabilities and set objectives to address these key issues.

UCSF Teams Make Final Push for Sunday's AIDS Walk San Francisco

By Robert Mansfield on July 15, 2014

AIDS Walk San Francisco will take place Sunday, July 20, at Golden Gate Park. UCSF takes pride in attaining Gold Team status as one of the top fundraisers in the Bay Area.

Strong Interest in Medical Devices at UCSF Mission Bay Event

By Kaspar Mossman, PhD on June 30, 2014

A record-breaking turnout—with more than 550 registered—packed Byers Auditorium and spilled into an overflow room at UCSF Mission Bay on Wednesday, June 4 for the launch of the Rosenman Institute.

UCSF 2.0: Converting Data to Knowledge, Insight and Action

By Lisa Cisneros on June 20, 2014

UCSF could further enhance its efforts to deliver precision medicine and health by leveraging capabilities in data, analytics and health sciences, ideas being explored as part of the long-term planning effort known as UCSF 2.0.

Online Project Aims to Speed Up Cures for Brain Disorders

By Michael W. Weiner, MD on June 16, 2014

The Brain Health Registry – led by top researchers at UC San Francisco – is a new, groundbreaking, web-based project designed to speed up cures for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other brain disorders.

Crowdsourcing at Innovation HealthJam

By Laura Kurtzman on June 16, 2014

UCSF experts gather online to strategize on how technology can help the underserved at Innovation Health Jam, which takes place on June 16 at UCSF Mission Bay.

Implications of the Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Debate

By Dalga Surofchy on June 2, 2014

UCSF recently hosted a discussion at its Mission Bay campus about the topic of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing.

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