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Sugar Fights Still Simmer as New Brain Study Finds Fructose Might Stimulate Appetite

January 11, 2013 UCSF pediatric endocrinologist Robert Lustig comments on a Yale University study that found that fructose might stimulate appetite more than other sugar types.

UCSF Ranks Second Among World Universities in Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy

January 11, 2013 UCSF ranks second in the annual ranking of world universities in clinical medicine and pharmacy by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Gov. Brown's Proposed Budget a Positive Step Forward, UC Official Says

January 10, 2013 Gov. Brown’s proposed budget is seen as positive step forward, according to Patrick Lenz, the University of California system’s vice president for budget and capital resources.

UCSF Teams Tackle Childhood Mortality and River Blindness

January 10, 2013 Two UCSF teams have received a total of $16 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study new ways to significantly reduce childhood mortality and disease in developing nations.

Study Examines Qualities of Good and Bad Mentoring Relationships

January 09, 2013 What makes a good mentor? Previous studies have shown the professional benefits of cultivating a strong mentoring relationship, but a recent study co-led by UCSF researchers delved further to analyze the attributes that make a successful mentor-mentee pairing.

Renowned Child Psychiatrist and Molecular Geneticist to Join UCSF

January 08, 2013 Matthew State, MD, PhD, a leading child psychiatrist and internationally recognized expert on the genetics and genomics of autism, Tourette syndrome and other neurodevelopmental syndromes, was recently named to lead UCSF’s psychiatric programs.

UCSF Helen Diller Cancer Center Awarded $36 Million Grant

January 07, 2013 The National Cancer Institute has awarded the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center a $36 million support grant that will fund infrastructure for clinical trials, cutting-edge research and programmatic support over five years.

UCSF Calls for Nominations for Exceptional University and Public Service

January 07, 2013 Members of the UCSF community are encouraged to nominate their colleagues for exceptional work at UCSF and in the community at large.

What the Fiscal Cliff Deal Means for UC Paychecks

January 07, 2013 The new tax legislation that Congress approved on Jan. 1, 2013, and President Obama recently signed may affect the 2013 federal income tax withholding on paychecks of UC employees.

Singing Professor Offers Musical Lectures for Medical Students

December 28, 2012 A singing professor is using music to teach medical students the fine details of human health and disease as they progress in their specialties at UCSF.

Teen Liver Transplant Recipient to Honor Donor at 2013 Rose Parade

December 28, 2012 Since receiving a life-saving liver transplant at UCSF, Alfonso Garcia has made it a mission to spread the word about the value of organ donation. He will ride on the Donate Life float at the 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade in honor of his donor, George Becker.

UCSF Researchers Collaborate to Translate Discoveries into New Solutions for Advancing Health

December 20, 2012 UCSF is a health-sciences research powerhouse – a premier academic medical center that values not only the physician who designs clinical trial protocols for promising experimental drugs, but also the talented lab scientist who unearths nature’s secrets on the molecular and cellular levels.

MRIs Reveal Signs of Brain Injuries Not Seen in CT Scans

December 18, 2012 Hospital MRIs may be better at predicting long-term outcomes for people with mild traumatic brain injuries than CT scans, according to a clinical trial led by researchers at UCSF and the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

California Stem Cell Agency Awards $12 Million in Grants to UCSF Physician Scientists

December 17, 2012 The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded $12 million in stem cell research grants to fund four projects at UCSF, part of a total $36 million in new awards to young researchers announced by the state agency.

UC Suspends Use of New Monogram

December 14, 2012 Daniel M. Dooley, senior vice president for external relations at the University of California Office of the President, said today the University would stop using the new UC monogram.

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