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San Francisco AIDS Walk Raises Money and Hope

July 18, 2012 The year 1982 was pivotal for Paul Volberding, MD. In the early days of the AIDS crisis, he was a talented research fellow who was getting ready to help launch San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center’s Ward 86, which would become the world’s first HIV/AIDS outpatient clinic. It opened its doors the following year.

UCSF Leaders Play Key Role in "DC Declaration" to End Global AIDS Epidemic

July 11, 2012 A declaration calling for global support to end the AIDS epidemic was announced on July 10 by the International AIDS Society, with key support from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

AIDS/HIV Briefing at UCSF Highlights International AIDS Conference Agenda

July 11, 2012 The first U.S. meeting of the International AIDS Conference in more than two decades will be held later this month in Washington, DC, and Bay Area reporters got a preview of what UCSF researchers will present when they convene at the nation's capitol.

HIV Research: A Long View on a Small Virus

July 11, 2012 On the eve of the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., UCSF's Jay Levy paused recently to reflect on HIV — a disease that has defined a generation, continues to plague the world and may yet be vanquished.

AIDS Walk San Francisco Only Weeks Away

July 02, 2012 UCSF teams are working hard to achieve a collective fundraising goal of $55,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco, which is on July 15.

Gladstone Director Named President of Association of American Physicians

May 01, 2012 Warner Greene, MD, PhD, a UCSF professor of medicine who directs virology and immunology research at the Gladstone Institutes, has been inducted as president of the Association of American Physicians.

White House Names San Francisco HIV/AIDS Leader to National Post

March 14, 2012 President Barack Obama appointed UCSF AIDS expert Grant Colfax, MD, as the director of the Office of National AIDS Policy.

Paul Volberding Takes Leading Roles with UCSF's ARI, Global Health Sciences

February 17, 2012 Paul Volberding, MD, one of the world's leading experts on treatment for patients infected with HIV, the AIDS virus, became the new director of the AIDS Research Institute (ARI) at UCSF on Feb. 13.

The Coming Dearth of Doctors who Specialize in HIV/AIDS

December 02, 2011 As physicians working on the frontlines of HIV/AIDS since its start 30 years ago near retirement, UCSF is looking to attract and train the next generation of doctors to specialize in HIV/AIDS medicine.

Low Level HIV in Bloodstream Not Linked With Inflammation or Death

November 07, 2011 Low level HIV viremia – the presence of HIV in the bloodstream at levels undetectable by standard tests – was not associated with increased blood markers of inflammation or coagulation, or with increased risk of death, in adults taking highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) for HIV infection, in a study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF.

UCSF Tapped for U.S. National AIDS Strategy Initiative

October 25, 2011 The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration has funded the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies to provide leadership and support to seven states implementing interventions to enhance HIV testing and diagnosis.

UCSF Team Takes Third Place in AIDS Walk San Francisco

August 26, 2011 The UCSF team came in third place overall in AIDS Walk San Francisco 2011 raising $55,000 in the annual event to benefit HIV/AIDS programs and services in the San Francisco Bay Area.

UCSF Team Shows Spirit at AIDS Walk San Francisco

July 19, 2011 The UCSF team showed its spirit in the 25th Annual AIDS Walk San Francisco, which drew more than 25,000 walkers and raised more than $3 million to benefit HIV/AIDS programs and services in the Bay Area.

UCSF Rallies Teams in Final Days Before AIDS Walk

July 11, 2011 Members of the UCSF community only have a few days left to register to walk at AIDS Walk San Francisco, which is slated for Sunday, July 17. Funds may be donated to the cause through mid-August.

NIH Supports New Research Strategy for Finding a Cure for HIV

July 11, 2011 An international team led by researchers from UCSF and the nonprofit Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute of Port St. Lucie, Fla., has received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a strategy to eradicate HIV from the body.

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