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2 UCSF-Led Programs Receive Major Funding to Tackle San Francisco Health Issues

December 05, 2014 Two UCSF-sponsored programs beat out more than 80 others to win major funding to help advance meaningful solutions to local health issues in San Francisco.

Aging, Chronic Disease and Telomeres Are Linked in Recent Studies

February 03, 2011 UCSF Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn is not ready to predict how long you will live. But she and her UCSF colleagues are exploring a feature within cells that is a kind of hourglass for aging.

Charitable Giving Campaign Nears its Final Days

December 15, 2010 With only days to go for employees to make donations through the UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign, so far fund totals are looking remarkably below those raised in previous years.

Chemicals in Environment Deserve Study for Possible Role in Fat Gain, Says Byers Award Recipient

December 15, 2010 Weight gain and environmental pollutants might be linked, an award-winning worm researcher suggests.

Living Well Program at UCSF Brings Free Wellness Activities, Expo to Campus

December 09, 2010 During December and throughout 2011, members of the UCSF community can participate in events and activities that can improve their health and well being.

UCSF Launches Doctoral Program in Epidemiology & Translational Science

July 14, 2010 UCSF is accepting applications up to August 1 for the kick-off of a new Doctoral Program in Epidemiology and Translational Science this fall.

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.

Sugary Drinks Are a Big Contributor to New Diabetes Cases, Researchers Say

March 29, 2010 Talk of taxing sugary drinks may spread in light of a new study that connects soft drink consumption with diabetes.

UCSF Lecture on Sugar & Obesity Goes Viral as Experts Confront Health Crisis

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.

UCSF Launches Family-Oriented Web Portal, Conducts Survey

February 22, 2010 UCSF has launched a family-friendly web portal and is conducting a survey on family needs with the goal of increasing the availability and access of family programs, services and events.

UCSF Hires Sustainability Manager

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.

Expert to Talk about Body's Natural Defenses in Preventing, Treating Cancer

January 14, 2010 Cancer survivor David Servan-Schreiber, a physician, neuroscientist and science writer, will speak about preventing and treating cancer at UCSF on Friday, Jan. 15.