Campus News

March 11, 2010
People are paying close attention to pediatric endocrinologist Robert Lustig’s message that the obesity epidemic can be blamed on a marked increase in the consumption of a type of sugar called fructose.
March 10, 2010
The UCSF community is invited on March 20 and 21 to “Spring Dance Inspiration,” a two-night performance by an international group of dancers, to benefit the UCSF Brain Tumor Center.
March 09, 2010
UCSF prevention experts have released the Positive Prevention Toolkit, a collection of resources designed to enable HIV/AIDS caregivers to provide prevention messages when interacting with HIV-positive patients. The goal is to help patients modify their behavior to reduce risk and decrease the spread of HIV.
March 09, 2010
The campus community can see the fruits of student talent at the third annual spring art show on March 11.
March 08, 2010
Stem cells derived from adult tissues differ from embryonic stem cells, researchers find.
March 08, 2010
Doctors treat millions of children with Ritalin every year to improve their ability to focus on tasks, but scientists now report that Ritalin also directly enhances the speed of learning.
March 08, 2010
Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, “a major force in shaping, advocating and expanding clinical pharmacy practice in the U.S. and around the world,” will receive the highest honor from the American Pharmacists Association.
March 05, 2010
The University of California is requiring all employees to receive ethical values and conduct training by Dec. 31, 2010.
March 04, 2010
The medical school has posted a report from its recent retreat that tackled tough issues, such as developing sustainable economic models for medical and graduate education and achieving diversity to promote excellence.
March 04, 2010
UCSF Medical Center is seeking nominations for the Exceptional Physician Award by March 31.

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