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UCSF team controls zebrafish heart rate with optical pacemaker

November 15, 2010 UCSF researchers have for the first time shown that an external optical pacemaker can be used in a vertebrate to control its heart rate.

UCSF experts outline new strategy to eliminate malaria

November 04, 2010 UCSF global health experts have outlined a new strategy and action plan to help countries eliminate malaria and bring the world closer to global eradication of the deadly disease.

Cell Health Linked to Positive Mood Changes in Meditation

November 03, 2010 UCSF Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD, and researcher Elissa Epel, PhD, are co-authors with UC Davis scientists of a paper showing that the positive psychological changes that occur during meditation training are associated with greater activity of the enzyme telomerase.

UCSF Stem-Cell Based Neurological, Liver Therapy Strategies Advanced

October 22, 2010 UCSF scientists have received two grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to refine their human embryonic stem cell-based strategies for treating neurological diseases and liver failure.

UCSF diabetes symposium marks decade of research advances

September 24, 2010 Diabetes research is on the cusp of new advances in treatment options and in understanding the underlying causes of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Among those are potential treatments using stem cells to regenerate a patient’s ability to produce insulin, as well as upcoming clinical trials of a vaccine that potentially could prevent type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes Center Celebrates 10 Years of Research and Care

September 23, 2010 The UCSF Diabetes Center will celebrate a decade of advancing translational research in diabetes on Friday, with a scientific symposium featuring the nation’s leaders in diabetes research and care.

Symposium to Highlight Prospects, Challenges of Translating Stem Cell Science into Future Therapies

August 30, 2010 UCSF is co-sponsoring a symposium on September 27 and 28 to provide scientists and physicians with the “nuts and bolts” of translating stem cell science into cell-based products for clinical trials.

McCormick Is Honored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology

July 29, 2010 Frank McCormick, director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, is the recipient of the 2010 American Society of Clinical Oncology's Science of Oncology Award and Lecture.

UCSF Spinoff Calithera Shows Promise of Translational Research

July 19, 2010 With innovation as the watchword, a biotech spinoff from the UCSF School of Pharmacy announced a $40 million Series A round of investment last week – hailed by an investor as “one of the largest first rounds of financing in some time.”

Study pinpoints how a normally defensive immune response can help HIV

May 19, 2010 Researchers have identified how a normal response to infection, one that usually serves to limit the amount of inflammation, actually contributes to disease progression and viral persistence in HIV-infected patients.

UCSF Researchers Share Plans to Attack Debilitating Neurological Diseases

May 07, 2010 A long-held vision came into view Monday as UCSF neuroscientists and clinical researchers shared their ambitious plans to attack debilitating neurological diseases through innovative collaborations.

Stem Cell Researchers Get Advice on Clinical Trials from UCSF Chancellor

April 15, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann recently urged stem cell researchers to focus on the primary goal – making new treatments broadly available to benefit patients.

Two UCSF scientists to receive prestigious dementia research honor

February 18, 2010 Two UCSF scientists have been selected for the American Academy of Neurology’s prestigious Potamkin Prize, for their “outstanding achievements” in research on dementias.

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