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December 15, 2010
Weight gain and environmental pollutants might be linked, an award-winning worm researcher suggests.
December 07, 2010
David Vlahov, who has been named the new dean of the century-old UCSF School of Nursing, “brings an exciting combination of community-based research and intervention to UCSF.”
November 18, 2010
A new report documents UCSF’s actions to involve the community to develop forest management goals for the Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve and includes a plan for their implementation.
November 08, 2010
Faculty and staff may donate much-needed funds to nonprofit programs and agencies that work to save lives and strengthen the community through the UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign.
November 02, 2010
New technologies and techniques continue to accelerate the pace of discovery in human genetics research, a fact made clear by scientists who spoke about their searches for important mutations, gene variants and answers to basic biological questions at the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics’ fifth-anniversary symposium on Oct. 28.
October 25, 2010
Heavy cell-phone use over many years may threaten one’s health, according to well-known environmental activist, cancer epidemiologist, and author Devra Davis, MPH, PhD, who spoke recently at a seminar on the UCSF Parnassus campus.
October 20, 2010
UCSF launched a sustainability website featuring efforts and activities underway to make the UCSF campus and medical center more environmentally friendly.
August 20, 2010
UCSF environmental health specialist Gina Solomon is calling for improved scientific study of and publicly available and robust data about the health hazards posed by the BP oil disaster.
June 24, 2010
The oil spill crisis in the Gulf Coast underscores the importance of implementing effective regulation through a proactive strategy to protect public health, according to UCSF’s Paul Blanc, the author of a re-released book.
June 23, 2010
Members of the community can offer ideas ranging from how to improve patient care to how to incorporate green practices through a new website by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.

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