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September 27, 2005
UCSF Chancellor Mike Bishop on Monday announced that UCSF will develop a strategic plan to help guide the future of the academic enterprise.
September 26, 2005
UCSF reached a settlement with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding an animal welfare complaint that was initially served last fall.
September 26, 2005
Concerned about the environment and soaring energy costs, UC Regents gave the green light to developing guidelines to promote sustainability in transportation.
September 26, 2005
Chancellor Mike Bishop on Friday announced that he has appointed a taskforce to coordinate ways to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
September 23, 2005
A new study finds "noise" in the brain,s signaling explains why a top-notch NBA basketball player doesn't always score at the free-throw line.
September 22, 2005
The well-attended UCSF symposium titled "Stem Cell Research: Implications for the Future" will be aired on KQED radio and on UCTV.
September 21, 2005
Experts say current ethical practices need to be strengthened before clinical trials begin using embryonic stem cells to treat disease.
September 20, 2005
Two second-floor corridors at Laurel Heights are now exhibiting works donated to the University by an avid art collector and professor emeritus at UCSF.
September 20, 2005
Two Latina women will talk about the aftermath of state Proposition 209 on Sept. 28 during a special noon-time lecture to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month.
September 19, 2005
In one of the largest studies of its kind, UCSF researchers have found that eating lots of fruits and vegetables - particularly vegetables -- is associated with about a 50 percent reduction in the risk of developing pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is difficult to diagnose and remains largely untreatable. It kills about 30,000 people in the US each year and has a five-year survival under 4 percent.