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May 03, 2013
UCSF is embarking on a public awareness campaign that focuses on how precision medicine can impact each person. What if you could ensure a healthier future for someone you love?
May 02, 2013
UCSF is creating a Center for Digital Health Innovation to lead the transformation of health care delivery and discovery into the era of individualized precision medicine.
April 30, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann joined Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, and Peggy Hamburg, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, to talk about precision medicine in the lead up to the OME Precision Medicine Summit at UCSF.
April 16, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann speaks at TEDMED this week, discussing how physicians can empower patients to improve their health care.
March 19, 2013
A UCSF team has developed an ambitious online cardiovascular study using smartphones, with the goal of enrolling 1 million people from all over the world to improve heart health.
January 25, 2013
UCSF is convening some of the world’s foremost thought leaders for a two-day summit to chart the course of precision medicine, an emerging field aimed at revolutionizing medical care.
December 06, 2012
Precision medicine and cancer genetics were among the topics discussed during 11 breakout sessions guided by 30 UCSF faculty members at the Nov. 7 showcase for the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
November 14, 2012
Personalized medicine advances arising from genetic discoveries were the primary focus of wide-ranging presentations at the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics 2012 Symposium on Nov. 5.
October 05, 2012
A steady stream of new apps and devices that can be synced to ever-more sophisticated mobile phones is flowing into consumers’ hands, and this technology is revolutionizing the practice of self-tracking, in which individuals measure and collect personal data to improve their heath.
November 18, 2011
A National Academy of Sciences committee co-chaired by UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, recommends the creation of a Google maps-like data network that could transform the future of medical discovery, diagnosis and treatment.

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