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The March Continues: UCSF Takes Lead in 25th Annual AIDS Walk San Francisco

June 23, 2011 In advance of the upcoming AIDS Walk San Francisco, UCSF will host a free public screening of a documentary depicting the emergence of the epidemic at San Francisco General Hospital and a talk by UCSF's Jay Levy, co-discoverer of HIV as the cause of AIDS, on June 29.

New Website Answers What Works in Global Health

June 17, 2011 A team of researchers at UCSF and the Kaiser Family Foundation has launched a new web portal this month that summarizes findings for a range of prevention and treatment interventions designed to reduce the risk of death and disease in the developing world.

Learning Lessons from an HIV Cure

June 16, 2011 For doctors confronting the AIDS epidemic, past ambitions always boiled down to two main goals: prevention, or finding ways to protect people not yet exposed to HIV, through vaccines, safe sex education or other means; and treatment, or discovering effective drugs and providing them to people with HIV/AIDS, helping them live longer.

SFGH Grand Rounds Explores Disease That First Defined AIDS

June 08, 2011 Doctors and other health care professionals packed into San Francisco General Hospital’s Carr Auditorium for the June 7 medical grand rounds, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the first AIDS report to the US Centers of Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention.

SFGH's Ward 86: Pioneering HIV/AIDS Care for 30 Years

June 07, 2011 San Francisco General Hospital's internationally renowned Ward 86, one of the oldest and largest HIV/AIDS clinics in the United States, has from the start of the epidemic led efforts to understand HIV and develop treatments that make it possible for patients to manage the disease.

Medical Grand Rounds at SFGH on June 7 to Mark 30 Years of AIDS

June 06, 2011 Laurence Huang, MD, a professor of medicine in the HIV/AIDS Division, will give a lecture titled “30 Years of PCP in HIV/AIDS: Past, Present, Future” at San Francisco General Hospital from noon until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7.

Treatment is Key to Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Doctors Say

June 06, 2011 Preventing transmission to partners or children is key to this curbing the HIV/AIDS epidemic and researchers report t exciting new tools and tactics employed in the now 30-year war against the disease.

UCSF Marks Three Decades of AIDS

June 06, 2011 As one of the preeminent biomedical education and health sciences research institutions in the world, UCSF emerged early as a pioneer in the fight against AIDS. Today, three decades later, UCSF is working on multiple fronts to prevent, treat and stop the spread of the disease that has killed 33 million people worldwide.

First AIDS Research Conference in Uganda Focuses on Building Collaborations Among African Investigators

June 06, 2011 The first conference of its kind in Uganda drew together investigators from across all of sub-Saharan Africa to discuss leading-edge problems in the HIV/AIDS epidemic with the goal of fostering meaningful collaborations to combat the disease.

UCSF and AIDS: Facts and Firsts

June 06, 2011 For the past 30 years, UCSF has been a leader in AIDS basic and clinical research, patient care, policy development and community and global outreach, efforts that were among the first in the nation in response to the epidemic. 

UCSF Experts to Kick Off AIDS Walk at Forum on May 17

May 13, 2011 The campus community is invited to hear about the past, present and future of UCSF's role in combatting HIV/AIDS during a forum on May 17 to mark 30 years of AIDS and the official kick off the University's participation in the 25th annual AIDS Walk San Francisco.

UCSF Ranks Among Nation's Best Medical, Nursing Schools

March 15, 2011 UCSF is ranked among the nation’s top four schools for medicine and nursing, according to a new survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

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.

UCSF team finds new source of immune cells during pregnancy

December 16, 2010 UCSF researchers have shown for the first time that the human fetal immune system arises from an entirely different source than the adult immune system, and is more likely to tolerate than fight foreign substances in its environment.

Inaugural UC Global Health Day to Highlight Research

November 23, 2010 University of California scholars will gather at UC Irvine on November 30 to showcase research aimed at improving the health of the world.

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