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UCSF Welcomes New Mediation Officer

May 10, 2010 Maureen Brodie, a seasoned mediation officer who worked at UC Davis, has joined the ranks of UCSF where she will mediate two-party and group disputes.

UCSF Researchers Share Plans to Attack Debilitating Neurological Diseases

May 07, 2010 A long-held vision came into view Monday as UCSF neuroscientists and clinical researchers shared their ambitious plans to attack debilitating neurological diseases through innovative collaborations.

UCSF to Host Earth Fest, Bike to Work Day on May 13

May 06, 2010 The UCSF community is invited to learn about ways to protect the planet and live a healthier life during Earth Fest and Bike to Work Day on May 13.

Join "UC Walks" on May 19

May 05, 2010 Members of the UCSF community are invited to take a walk on one of several organized treks as part of “UC Walks” day.

UCSF to Stage Cinco de Mayo Celebration Concerts

May 04, 2010 The UCSF community is invited to concerts to celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 5.

UCSF transgenic mouse mimics Parkinson's earliest symptoms

May 03, 2010 UCSF researchers have created the first transgenic mouse to display the earliest signs of Parkinson’s disease using the genetic mutation that is known to accompany human forms of the disease.

Five to Perform in UCSF's Got Talent Show Today

May 03, 2010 Five members of the campus community will take the stage today for “UCSF’s Got Talent” show.

Paleolithic Diet May Help Control Diabetes

May 03, 2010 To fight the “diseases of civilization,” a Paleolithic diet filled with fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, nuts, fish and lean meat shows early promise -- but imagine no grains, beans or dairy products.

National Health Care Reform Expert to Deliver Chancellor's Health Policy Lecture

April 30, 2010 The UCSF community is invited to hear Mark McClellan, a national leader and director of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution, talk about health care reform on May 6.

UCSF Releases Operational Excellence Work Group Report, Supporting Documents

April 29, 2010 UCSF has posted the final report on Operational Excellence that the work group submitted to the Chancellor's Executive Cabinet for consideration.

UCSF to Present Medal to Five Individuals to Celebrate Founders Day

April 29, 2010 A prominent neuroscientist, a global humanitarian relief organizer, a pioneering pediatrician and two supporters of basic biomedical research will receive the UCSF Medal at the 2010 Founders Day banquet tonight.

MS study suggests key role of environmental factor in the disease

April 28, 2010 Scientists are reporting what they say is compelling evidence that some powerful non-heritable, environmental factor likely plays a key role in the development of multiple sclerosis.

Alcoholics who stay sober have healthier brain reward systems than those who relapse

April 28, 2010 In a study of alcoholics who entered treatment for drinking, those who stayed sober for at least one year had the same levels of key biochemical indicators of brain health as non-alcoholic controls at the time they entered treatment. In contrast, the study showed, those who relapsed during that year had significantly lower levels of those indicators.

Breakthrough method predicts risk of invasive breast cancer

April 28, 2010 For the first time, scientists have discovered a way to predict whether women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) – the most common form of non-invasive breast cancer – are at risk of developing more invasive tumors in later years.

Benet Receives Premier Pharmacology Prize, Seventh Honorary Doctorate

April 28, 2010 Leslie Benet, a professor in the schools of pharmacy and medicine, been honored with the premier prize from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and his seventh honorary doctorate.