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April 07, 2010
An international study published in the March 25 New England Journal of Medicine showed what researchers call a clinical breakthrough in one of the greatest unmet needs for patients with advanced liver disease.
April 07, 2010
UCSF received more research funds from the National Institutes of Health than any other public institution in 2009, and received the second largest amount of all institutions nationwide, according to new figures released by the NIH. The UCSF School of Pharmacy, specifically, ranked first in its field in NIH support for the 30th consecutive year.
April 07, 2010
More than 250 diverse young women from 20 area high schools will attend a special summit exploring issues that impact their health and goals. The Young Women’s Health Leadership Summit (YWHLS), sponsored by the UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health in collaboration with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), was developed by a committee of young women, ages 16-18.
April 07, 2010
UCSF received more research funds from the National Institutes of Health than any other public institution in 2009, and received the second largest amount of all institutions nationwide, according to new figures released by the NIH. See UCSF news release.
April 07, 2010
Current and retired faculty and staff are invited on April 23 to hear about options on the table to ensure that pension and health benefits are sustainable in the future.
April 05, 2010
Learning and memory are possible thanks to the strengthening of synapses between nerve cells. UCSF’s Roger Nicoll has identified molecules and mechanisms responsible.
April 05, 2010
UCSF and SEEK Development, a global health and development consulting group based in Berlin, Germany, have launched an international partnership that aims to improve global health by helping to turn scientific evidence into policy and action. The Evidence-to-Policy Initiative, or E2Pi, officially launches this week in San Francisco and Berlin, Germany.
April 02, 2010
Seth Berkley, president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, will talk about the global hunt for a vaccine at UCSF on April 5.
April 02, 2010
Roger Nicoll’s skill and drive to discover have led to a rare degree of success and recognition among his fellow neuroscientists, who judged him worthy of the National Academy of Sciences’ Neuroscience Award. Read about Nicoll and his research on Science Café.
April 01, 2010
If you sing, dance, play an instrument, tell jokes or juggle, UCSF is looking for you to audition via YouTube for a live talent show. Video entries are due on April 8.

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