Campus News

January 29, 2010
A UCSF analysis of published studies on the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and smoking indicates that smoking cigarettes is a significant risk factor for the disease.
January 29, 2010
National experts in health care research and policy will convene on Friday, January 29, to discuss how to take some of the guesswork out of doctors’ treatment decisions, with the goal of improving health care.
January 28, 2010
UCSF scientists have discovered that higher blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids correspond to a lower rate of shortening of telomere length in patients with coronary artery disease.
January 28, 2010
UCSF experienced the highs and the lows of 2009, a year that marked the beginning of a leadership shift at the health sciences University.
January 27, 2010
A laptop containing files with patient information was stolen from a UCSF School of Medicine employee on or about November 30, 2009. UCSF is in the process of alerting approximately 4,310 patients that their protected health information is vulnerable to access as a result of the incident.
January 27, 2010
The chancellor and other panelists recently shared what they’ve learned from their experiences as both mentor and mentee.
January 26, 2010
Gail Lee joined UCSF this month to serve as the sustainability manager, the leader and organizational strategist to help UCSF become a national model for sustainability in academic health sciences.
January 25, 2010
John Plotts, an executive with extensive experience in private industry and the University of California, today joins UCSF as senior vice chancellor of Finance and Administration.
January 25, 2010
UCSF scientists have received a $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to embark on a major neuroimaging study of a degenerative brain disease that is at least as common as Alzheimer’s disease in people under age 60.
January 25, 2010
Scientists have identified a gene family that plays a key role in one of the earliest stages of development in which an embryo distinguishes its left side from the right and determines how organs should be positioned within the body. The finding in mice likely will lead to a better understanding of how certain birth defects occur in humans.

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