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UCSF to release report on economic impact on Bay Area

June 07, 2010 UCSF will release the results of an Economic Impact Report that shows the university as one of the major economic engines of the City and Bay Area in both industry output and jobs.

UCSF Medical Center Receives Recognition for Environmentally Sustainable Practices

June 04, 2010 UCSF Medical Center recently received an award for implementing outstanding environmental innovation practices into its operations.

University Introduces UCSF Mobile Web

June 04, 2010 UCSF Today summary: Now members of the UCSF community can access campus shuttle schedules and other useful information on their hand-held devices via the new UCSF Mobile Web.

UC Initiative Aims to Increase Faculty Diversity in Health Sciences

June 03, 2010 UCSF’s Renee Navarro and Amy Levine, both champions of diversity, played pivotal roles in the recent UC Diversity Pipeline Initiative, which encourages female students to pursue careers as faculty in the health sciences.

UCSF Children's Hospital ranks among nation's best in eight specialties

June 03, 2010 UCSF Children’s Hospital ranks among the nation’s best children’s hospitals in eight specialties and is one of the top-ranked facilities in California, according to the new 2010-11 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

Symposium to Address Unsolved Problems in BioMedicine to Honor Chancellor Emeritus

June 02, 2010 The UCSF community is invited to a symposium to address unsolved health problems, such as cancer and malaria, as a tribute to the 11-year tenure of Mike Bishop, MD, former chancellor of UCSF.

UCSF Awards Exceptional Service at Founders Day Luncheon

June 01, 2010 Eleven members of the UCSF community were honored recently for their extraordinary contributions during the Founders Day Luncheon.

UCSF Community Gears Up for AIDS Walk San Francisco

May 28, 2010 It’s time to show your community spirit by joining a UCSF team to raise funds in AIDS Walk San Francisco, which takes place in Golden Gate Park on July 18.

UCSF analyses detail tobacco industry influence on health policy

May 27, 2010 Three new UCSF studies describe the wide reach of the tobacco industry and its influence on young people, military veterans and national health care reform.

Julius Named to Receive the Shaw Prize

May 27, 2010 For his groundbreaking work on the sensation of touch, David Julius, PhD, professor and chair of the UCSF Department of Physiology, has been named to receive the 2010 Shaw Prize in Life Sciences and Medicine.

Brief exercise reduces impact of stress on cell aging, UCSF study shows

May 26, 2010 Exercise can buffer the effects of stress-induced cell aging, according to new research from UCSF that revealed actual benefits of physical activity at the cellular level.

UCSF Master's Degree Candidate Nominated as UC Student Regent

May 26, 2010 If approved by the full UC Board of Regents in July, Alfredo Mireles Jr. could become the first UCSF student to serve as UC Student Regent in nearly two decades.

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Showcases Research Progress

May 25, 2010 The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted an afternoon event on the Mission Bay campus on May 12 to showcase recent progress and current research directions in the fight against cancer.

San Francisco Chronicle Profiles Pediatric Surgeon Diana Farmer

May 25, 2010 Diana Farmer, the world's first female fetal surgeon, shares her story from her early years as a self-described science geek to her current role as an advocate for high-quality patient care.

Students Get Look Inside UCSF

May 25, 2010 Undergraduate students from as far away as Fresno came to UCSF recently for an inside look at one of the nation’s best graduate schools.

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