Campus News

March 22, 2010
A new study from UCSF shows that prenatal health care professionals are concerned about patients’ excessive weight gain during pregnancy but have difficulty providing effective counseling.
March 19, 2010
The UCSF School of Pharmacy is charting new territory with an interdisciplinary education program for health care professionals on Medicare Part D.
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.
March 17, 2010
The UCSF community is invited to celebrate the recognition of a graduate student, faculty and staff member who will receive the Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women at a ceremony on March 22.
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
March 17, 2010
Mitch Berger, chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at UCSF, has been named to the NFL’s newly renamed committee on head, neck and spine medical committee.
March 16, 2010
UCSF researchers have discovered that a key cellular defect that disturbs the production of proteins in human cells can lead to cancer susceptibility. The scientists also found that a new generation of inhibitory drugs offers promise in correcting this defect.
March 15, 2010
The City and County of San Francisco plans to open Fourth Street to traffic at the UCSF Mission Bay campus on March 19.
March 12, 2010
Dean Kathy Dracup says the school is preparing to respond to ongoing budget challenges by taking a number of actions, including raising student/professional fees, boosting philanthropic support and prioritizing new initiatives.
March 11, 2010
UCSF scientists have discovered how a mutated gene known as Kras is able to hijack mouse cells damaged by acute pancreatitis, putting them on the path to becoming pancreatic cancer cells.

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