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Teen Liver Transplant Recipient to Honor Donor at 2013 Rose Parade

December 28, 2012 Since receiving a life-saving liver transplant at UCSF, Alfonso Garcia has made it a mission to spread the word about the value of organ donation. He will ride on the Donate Life float at the 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade in honor of his donor, George Becker.

Improving Health By Our Own Devices

November 26, 2012 Five UCSF scientists — bioengineers Tejal Desai and Shuvo Roy, MD/PhD candidate Mozziyar Etemadi, microbiologist Joe DeRisi, and physician/surgeon Michael Harrison — trace their path toward five inventions that are changing the face of medicine in a story featured in the new UCSF Magazine.

Survival Rates for Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplants One of the Top in Nation

January 25, 2012 UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and UCSF Medical Center are rated as over performers for overall survival rates for children and adults who undergo brone marrow transplants, according a review by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research.

Chief of Transplant Surgery Elected Vice President of National Transplantation Network

May 26, 2011 John Roberts, UCSF professor and chief of transplant surgery, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) Board of Directors. 

UCSF Liver Transplant Team Shares Expertise in Latin America

March 23, 2011 With low patient mortality, Uruguay’s liver transplantation program is now considered a model throughout Latin America, thanks in part to the UCSF team that shared its expertise in the small South American country since 2007. 

Health Care Access for Poor in South Africa Still Lags Behind

December 11, 2010 Health care inequality in South Africa is even worse for poor, black South Africans than it was under apartheid, according to new study co-authored by UCSF internal medicine resident Sanjay Basu.

Diabetes Center Celebrates 10 Years of Success, Charts Future Course

September 28, 2010 The UCSF Diabetes Center symposium marks its 10th anniversary.

Diabetes Center Celebrates 10 Years of Research and Care

September 23, 2010 The UCSF Diabetes Center will celebrate a decade of advancing translational research in diabetes on Friday, with a scientific symposium featuring the nation’s leaders in diabetes research and care.

Chancellor Names Bluestone as Executive Vice Chancellor, Provost, Pending Approval by Regents

February 24, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, today named Jeffrey Bluestone as executive vice chancellor and provost, pending approval by the UC Regents.