Campus News

February 11, 2010
Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) will join UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond- Hellmann for a town hall meeting with UCSF faculty, staff, and students on February 16, 2010.
February 10, 2010
Among soldiers who served in Iraq, the act of taking a life in combat was a significant predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder, alcohol abuse, hostility and anger, and relationship problems, according to a study led by a psychologist at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
February 10, 2010
Robert Emmons, a professor of psychology at UC Davis, will speak at UCSF about his research on the science of gratitude on February 17.
February 09, 2010
Scientists have determined that a new instrument known as PIB-PET is effective in detecting deposits of amyloid-beta protein plaques in the brains of living people, and that these deposits are predictive of who will develop Alzheimer’s disease.
February 09, 2010
UCSF’s Thomas Vail, one of the nation’s top orthopaedic surgeons and a clinical scientist, has been elected director of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
February 09, 2010
Staff members who participated in holiday appreciation events late last year are being asked to take a quick survey to provide feedback.
February 09, 2010
Between 2002 and 2008, fewer than 10 percent of U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who were newly diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder received the recommended course of care for their condition at VA health facilities, according to a study by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF.
February 08, 2010
Senator Arlen Specter will join UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann for a town hall meeting to talk about health care reform, federal funding of scientific research and other important issues on February 16.
February 05, 2010
Three members of the UCSF community were honored recently with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for their extraordinary leadership in advancing the goals of social justice.
February 04, 2010
The UCSF School of Dentistry will offer free cleanings, dental sealants and fluoride treatments as part of the citywide “Give Kids a Smile Day.” Each child will receive a free toothbrush, toothpaste and floss. UCSF faculty, volunteer dentists and dental students will provide free dental screenings to satisfy the Kindergarten/1st Grade Oral Health Assessment Bill requirements. Services will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the media are invited to attend from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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