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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.

UCSF's First Bay Area Global Health Summit Stimulates, Solidifies Ideas

November 05, 2010 UCSF’s recent Bay Area Global Health Summit ignited robust discussion in hopes of stimulating ideas that lead to tangible progress toward advancing health worldwide™.

Greenspan Appointed UCSF School of Dentistry's Associate Dean for Global Oral Health

October 13, 2010 John Greenspan, a distinguished professor of oral pathology and pathology in the schools of dentistry and medicine, respectively, has been appointed associate dean for Global Oral Health in the UCSF School of Dentistry.

UCSF Names Rankin Interim Dean of Nursing School

September 29, 2010 Sally Rankin, who completed her PhD in nursing in 1988 and joined the faculty, has been named interim dean of the UCSF School of Nursing.

UCSF & Kenya Medical Research Institute funded to expand HIV care & support

August 17, 2010 A joint project of UCSF and the Kenya Medical Research Institute has received $7 million—the first award of a five year grant that will total about $35 million—to expand its care and support of people affected by HIV/AIDS in Kenya.

UCSF Raises Nearly $44,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco

August 05, 2010 The UCSF contingent raised nearly $44,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco -- finishing once again among the top 10 fundraising teams in the annual event.

UCSF Psychologist Witnesses White House Unveiling of National HIV/AIDS Strategy

August 04, 2010 Community psychologist Susan Kegeles’ longtime contribution to AIDS prevention was recognized by a recent visit to the White House, where she witnessed President Obama unveiling the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

Nursing Faculty Engage Community in Research to Improve Health

July 23, 2010 UCSF School of Nursing faculty are engaged in a number of community engagement projects, a core component of the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

Nurse-Scientist Talks About Newly Appointed Associate Dean of Research

July 20, 2010 Kathryn Lee, professor and Livingston Chair of the Department of Family Health Care Nursing, talks about her role as associate dean of research in nursing school.

Debas to Step Down as Executive Director of Global Health Sciences

July 13, 2010 Longtime UCSF leader Haile Debas will step down as executive director of UCSF Global Health Sciences to devote more energy to important strategic initiatives.

Final Days to Sign Up for AIDS Walk San Francisco

July 08, 2010 Time is running out to register or raise money for the annual walk on July 18 which benefits HIV/AIDS organizations serving six Bay Area counties.

Deficit in body fat from early HIV drugs persists years later

July 02, 2010 HIV-infected patients who lost subcutaneous fat as a result of taking first-generation antiretroviral drugs still had strikingly less body fat than non-infected controls five years after switching to newer medications, according to a study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.

UCSF Chancellor to Present Top Fundraising AIDS Walk Team with Trophy

June 25, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann will present a new trophy to the team that raises the most money per person in AIDS Walk San Francisco, which takes place on July 18.

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