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Environmental Health Expert Calls for Improved Scientific Study of Gulf Coast Oil Disaster

August 20, 2010 UCSF environmental health specialist Gina Solomon is calling for improved scientific study of and publicly available and robust data about the health hazards posed by the BP oil disaster.

Anti-Parasite Drugs for Neglected Chagas Disease Are in the Works

July 21, 2010 Larissa Podust, PhD, is working on a new drug for Chagas disease, a neglected scourge.

Science Symposium Honoring Chancellor Emeritus Draws Capacity Crowd

June 15, 2010 Chancellor Emeritus Mike Bishop was honored recently with a symposium that aimed at shedding light on important unsolved problems in biology and biomedicine.

Julius Named to Receive the Shaw Prize

May 27, 2010 For his groundbreaking work on the sensation of touch, David Julius, PhD, professor and chair of the UCSF Department of Physiology, has been named to receive the 2010 Shaw Prize in Life Sciences and Medicine.

Pain-Sensation Research Leads to 2010 Passano Award for Julius

April 19, 2010 Noxious and downright painful stimuli are a given in every life, but they also often provide useful warnings to get out of harm’s way.

UCSF Celebrates Milestone Service

April 15, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann recently congratulated members of the UCSF community who have served at the University for a decade or longer.

Flame Retardants, PCBs & Pesticides Found in Blood of Young Girls

March 17, 2010 Banned chemicals -- present in amounts higher than levels found in recent years in US adults -- are turning up in the blood of young girls being studied in California and Ohio. Robert Hiatt

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