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Sally Marshall Wins Award from the International Association for Dental Research

July 29, 2010 Sally Marshall has received the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) 2010 Wilmer Souder Distinguished Scientist Award.

Reframing Alzheimer's: Book Helps Deepen Understanding of Memory Loss

July 12, 2010 A recent book by UCSF sociologist Patrick Fox, PhD, helps us understand a patient’s perspective in Alzheimer’s disease.

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, comments on tobacco holdings

June 29, 2010 Let there be no question: I am strongly anti-tobacco. Over the years, my husband and I have worked with a financial adviser to manage our investment portfolio. Our practice has been to advise him on our broad financial strategy, but we did not get involved in individual stock selections. This led to the investment in the stock of a tobacco company, which conflicts with our values.

UCSF Medical Center Earns Perfect Healthcare Equality Index Score for Fourth Consecutive Year

June 07, 2010 UCSF Medical Center today became the only institution in the United States to receive a perfect score on the LGBT Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) for four consecutive years.

Symposium to Address Unsolved Problems in BioMedicine to Honor Chancellor Emeritus

June 02, 2010 The UCSF community is invited to a symposium to address unsolved health problems, such as cancer and malaria, as a tribute to the 11-year tenure of Mike Bishop, MD, former chancellor of UCSF.

Benefits of osteoporosis treatments outweigh possible risk of rare femoral fractures

March 24, 2010 The occurrence of an unusual type of fracture of the femur, or the thigh bone, is very low in patients with osteoporosis, including those treated with the drug family known as bisphosphonates, according to a new study led by a team of UCSF epidemiologists.

UCSF researchers identify regulator of human sperm cells

February 03, 2010 UCSF researchers have identified an elusive molecular regulator that controls the ability of human sperm to reach and fertilize the egg, a finding that has implications on both treating male infertility and preventing pregnancy.

UCSF School of Nursing's Doctoral Program in Sociology Celebrates 40 Years

December 29, 2009 A tiny department on the UCSF School of Nursing has yielded big developments, including supplying much of the ammunition informing the most significant public discussions about health and health care over the past half century.

Variable doses of radiation raise safety concerns for CT procedures

December 14, 2009 Radiation doses from common CT procedures vary widely and are higher than generally thought, raising concerns about increased risk for cancer, according to a new study led by UCSF imaging specialists.

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