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January 04, 2011
Parkinson’s disease researcher Robert Nussbaum, a human geneticist and neuroscientist at UCSF, has been named to receive the prestigious Klaus Joachim Zülch Neuroscience Prize for 2011.
December 15, 2010
Weight gain and environmental pollutants might be linked, an award-winning worm researcher suggests.
November 03, 2010
Scientists this week are moving into the headquarters for the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCSF, where they will continue to advance a field transformed by the revolutionary achievement of Shinya Yamanaka.
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 22, 2010
Genetics experts will cover topics ranging from the metabolic syndrome, to cancer, to Neanderthal genetics at a symposium to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics.
August 16, 2010
As a leader at UCSF and in the human genetics medical research community nationally and internationally, Charles J. Epstein, MD, has helped guide human genetics into the molecular age and into the spotlight of modern medicine.
April 26, 2010
About 250 high school girls gathered recently to hear speeches by local leaders and to discuss issues ranging from teen pregnancy to self esteem.
March 17, 2010
Banned chemicals -- present in amounts higher than levels found in recent years in US adults -- are turning up in the blood of young girls being studied in California and Ohio. Robert Hiatt
January 12, 2010
UCSF and Kaiser team up to beef up a powerful resource for use in identifying risks for disease and factors that promote healthy aging.
December 15, 2009
A UCSF researcher takes a novel approach to understanding how indigenous healers diagnose and treat disease, and finds many similarities to Western medical concepts.

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