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UCSF Wins Gold, Silver in International CASE Awards

June 04, 2014 UCSF won gold and silver medals in an international contest from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), which announced its Circle of Excellence awards Wednesday morning.

MRIs Reveal Signs of Brain Injuries Not Seen in CT Scans

December 18, 2012 Hospital MRIs may be better at predicting long-term outcomes for people with mild traumatic brain injuries than CT scans, according to a clinical trial led by researchers at UCSF and the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Chernobyl Cleanup Workers Had Significantly Increased Risk of Leukemia

November 08, 2012 A 20-year study following 110,645 workers who helped clean up after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident shows that the workers share a significant increased risk of developing leukemia.

Has 'Defensive Medicine' Led to Overtesting?

August 16, 2012 It’s become common practice for the roughly 6 million Americans per year who go to emergency rooms with chest pain: Get a stress test or cardiac CT (computed tomography) scan before discharge.

David Saloner Elected to Elite Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows

February 08, 2012 UCSF's David Saloner, PhD, was elected by his peers to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows for his outstanding contributions to advancing the quantitative imaging of vascular and cardiac biomechanics and function.

$6.3 Million Center at UCSF and UC Davis Seeks Ways to Diagnose and Prevent Osteoarthritis

October 06, 2011 How people walk, jump and run and how their knees look in an MRI scanner may hold the secret to predicting years or even decades in advance whether they will develop osteoarthritis, the common degenerative joint disease that strikes half of all Americans by the time they reach the age of 70.