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UCSF Researchers Among Those Recognized by President Obama

April 15, 2014 Four UCSF-affiliated researchers are among 102 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

New Funding Supports Fight Against the Greatest Challenges of Preventing and Treating Diabetes

June 28, 2011 The UCSF Diabetes Family Fund for Innovative Patient Care, Education and Scientific Discovery, created by one anonymous donor who is committed to diabetes research, is financing 11 projects that support creative, collaborative and imaginative innovations in diabetes clinical care, patient education, medical training and clinical and basic research. 

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.

Stem Cell Advocates Cite Personal Connection in Advancing Field

February 24, 2011 Among those cheering the recent opening of the new stem cell science building at UCSF were two patient advocates who have a personal connection to advancing the field of regenerative medicine.

New Diabetes Treatments Aim for Never-Ending Honeymoon

February 23, 2011 UCSF pediatric endocrinologist Steve Gitelman leads type 1 diabetes clinical trials with the goal of halting beta cell destruction and thereby stopping the progression of disease soon after it is diagnosed.

Pace Picks Up for Clinical Trials to Evaluate Stem Cell Therapies

February 11, 2011 Leading scientists from California companies discussed groundbreaking clinical trials of stem cell therapies during a recent scientific symposium to celebrate the opening of the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building at UCSF.

Peralta Receives Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

January 19, 2011 Carmen Peralta, assistant professor of medicine, was recognized recently for her outstanding work in the field of racial and ethnic differences in kidney disease detection, progression and complications.

Peralta is Awarded Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

January 11, 2011 Carmen A. Peralta, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the UCSF School of Medicine, was recognized recently with a 2010 Nickens Faculty Fellowship.

Diabetes Center Celebrates 10 Years of Success, Charts Future Course

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

Nursing Faculty Engage Community in Research to Improve Health

July 23, 2010 UCSF School of Nursing faculty are engaged in a number of community engagement projects, a core component of the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

UCSF Launches Doctoral Program in Epidemiology & Translational Science

July 14, 2010 UCSF is accepting applications up to August 1 for the kick-off of a new Doctoral Program in Epidemiology and Translational Science this fall.

Hebrok Appointed Director of UCSF Diabetes Center

June 15, 2010 Matthias Hebrok – one of the world's foremost experts on pancreatic development – has been appointed director of the UCSF Diabetes Center and Metabolic Research Unit.

Paleolithic Diet May Help Control Diabetes

May 03, 2010 To fight the “diseases of civilization,” a Paleolithic diet filled with fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, nuts, fish and lean meat shows early promise -- but imagine no grains, beans or dairy products.

Stem Cell Researchers Get Advice on Clinical Trials from UCSF Chancellor

April 15, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann recently urged stem cell researchers to focus on the primary goal – making new treatments broadly available to benefit patients.

UCSF Offers Diabetes Education Program to Bay Area Businesses

April 08, 2010 As a public service to the local business community, the UCSF Diabetes Teaching Center has launched a program offering free, one-hour diabetes group instruction to employees.

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