Campus News

April 28, 2010
Scientists are reporting what they say is compelling evidence that some powerful non-heritable, environmental factor likely plays a key role in the development of multiple sclerosis.
April 28, 2010
In a study of alcoholics who entered treatment for drinking, those who stayed sober for at least one year had the same levels of key biochemical indicators of brain health as non-alcoholic controls at the time they entered treatment. In contrast, the study showed, those who relapsed during that year had significantly lower levels of those indicators.
April 28, 2010
For the first time, scientists have discovered a way to predict whether women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) – the most common form of non-invasive breast cancer – are at risk of developing more invasive tumors in later years.
April 28, 2010
Leslie Benet, a professor in the schools of pharmacy and medicine, been honored with the premier prize from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and his seventh honorary doctorate.
April 27, 2010
UCSF Children’s Hospital and UCSF Medical Center have partnered with Skype to help connect hospital inpatients with family members and friends who are unable to visit in person. The innovative new collaboration is the first such partnership between Skype and a hospital.
April 27, 2010
UCSF’s Louann Brizendine, author of “The Male Brain” and “The Female Brain” will talk at UCSF on April 29.
April 26, 2010
About 250 high school girls gathered recently to hear speeches by local leaders and to discuss issues ranging from teen pregnancy to self esteem.
April 23, 2010
Members of the UCSF community are hailing the recent presidential memorandum requiring that hospitals participating in Medicare or Medicaid “may not deny visitation privileges on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.”
April 23, 2010
The campus community is invited to develop an action plan to help Haiti rebuild from the devastating earthquake at a student-driven summit at UCSF Mission Bay on April 24.
April 22, 2010
Robert Wachter has once again made the list of the nation’s top physician executives, along with the US Surgeon General and leaders of the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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