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UCSF Mourns Loss of Legendary Master Surgeon Maurice Galante

February 28, 2013 A memorial service will be held March 8 to honor the life of Maurice Galante, MD, professor emeritus and a renowned surgeon at UCSF, who passed away at his home on Feb. 5, 2013. He was 93.

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.

In Memoriam: John Corrin Hutchinson, MD

January 26, 2012 John Corrin Hutchinson, MD, or “Hutch” to many, professor emeritus and Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, passed away peacefully on Jan. 14, 2012. He was 84.

Innovative Spinal Stapling Leads to Astonishing Outcome for Little Girl

August 31, 2011 Four-year-old Grace Rego is getting ready to start pre-kindergarten with a straightened spine thanks to two great parents and UCSF’s Mohammad Diab, a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon who performed an innovative spinal stapling procedure at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.

UCSF Joins Caltech in Creative Problem Solving to Advance Health Care

May 23, 2011 Experts at UCSF and Caltech are pushing the boundaries of creative problem solving to address important clinical problems with the hope that the talent pool at both institutions, combined with an entrepreneurial spirit, will advance health care innovation.

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science Showcases New Cutting-Edge Facility

March 16, 2011 More than 100 faculty members, students and staff celebrated the UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science’s new home on the Mission Bay campus on Wednesday as part of an open house to highlight the innovative services available in the cutting-edge facility.

UCSF Surgeon Reflects on Performing World's First Fetal Surgery 30 Years Ago

February 09, 2011 Surgeon Michael Harrison, often called the "Father of Fetal Surgery," reflects on the prenatal procedure he pioneered at UCSF in 1981 and how the specialty has evolved over three decades.

Cutting-Edge Interventional MRI System Transforms Brain Surgery for Parkinson's Patients

February 03, 2011 UCSF neurosurgeons and an MRI physicist have pioneered a faster, more accurate and less invasive surgical technique for treating patients with movement disorders, potentially changing the future of neurosurgery.

Studies Find Inequalities in Trauma Care Are Widespread

January 17, 2011 African Americans, the foreign-born, and the near-poor are more likely to encounter barriers to being treated at a trauma center, according to new research reports by UCSF emergency medicine physician and researcher Renee Hsia, and her colleagues.

UCSF to Celebrate Grand Opening of Teaching and Learning Center

January 10, 2011 UCSF will celebrate the opening of a new Teaching and Learning Center at the Parnassus from January 18 to 21.

Transplant Service Chief Talks Living Donor Liver Transplants

January 07, 2011 John Roberts, chief of the UCSF Transplant Service, talks about the risks and benefits of living donor liver transplants in a recent interview.

UCSF Transplant Team Challenges Stanford to a "Throw-down"

August 03, 2010 UCSF has challenged Stanford in a competition to register organ, eye and tissue donors that runs throughout the month of August.

San Francisco Chronicle Profiles Pediatric Surgeon Diana Farmer

May 25, 2010 Diana Farmer, the world's first female fetal surgeon, shares her story from her early years as a self-described science geek to her current role as an advocate for high-quality patient care.

US Launches Novel Clinical Trial to Rapidly Screen Promising Drugs for Breast Cancer Patients

March 18, 2010 Taking an innovative path toward personalized medicine, scientists for the first time will be able to eliminate – at an early point in a clinical trial — experimental drugs that show poor efficacy, dramatically shortening the time it takes to get the right medication to the right patient with breast cancer.

UCSF Doctors Return from Medical Mission Treating Haitian Earthquake Survivors

February 12, 2010 A month after the devastating earthquake struck Haiti, UCSF anesthesiologists report that more volunteers are needed to help earthquake survivors.

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