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First Annual Inter-School Research Festival Fosters Multidisciplinary Collaboration

June 07, 2010 Fellows, residents and students from all four professional schools shared their research recently during the First Annual Inter-School Research Festival at UCSF.

US Launches Novel Clinical Trial to Rapidly Screen Promising Drugs for Breast Cancer Patients

March 18, 2010 Taking an innovative path toward personalized medicine, scientists for the first time will be able to eliminate – at an early point in a clinical trial — experimental drugs that show poor efficacy, dramatically shortening the time it takes to get the right medication to the right patient with breast cancer.

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

Breast Cancer Lab Discoveries Quickly Lead to New Clinical Trial

March 03, 2010 New UCSF clinical trial tests intermittent high-dosage treatment for HER2-positive breast cancers.

UCSF Chancellor Cites Need for Faster Pipeline of Better, Cheaper Drugs for Cancer Patients

February 03, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann outlines a vision for faster development of better, cheaper drugs to fight cancer.

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.

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