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August 09, 2013
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi came to UCSF to unveil California’s plan to implement the Affordable Care Act – the creation of a health care marketplace called Covered California.
August 08, 2013
UCSF’s Emmanuelle Passegué, an expert on how the blood system arises during development, recently led a study in which researchers discovered how leukemia, a blood cancer, can gain a stronghold in bone marrow and inhibit the development of normal immune cells.
August 08, 2013
A team of investigators led by UCSF and the Gladstone Institutes has found a way to map an enzyme’s underlying molecular machinery, revealing patterns that could allow them to predict how an enzyme behaves – and what happens when this process disrupted.
August 07, 2013
An experimental drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages has proven strikingly effective over two years in about half of the patients who participated in the phase 2 clinical trial, UCSF and Yale University report.
August 07, 2013
UCSF researchers have developed a two-minute assessment tool to help hospital staff predict a patient’s risk of delirium, a change in mental cognition characterized by severe confusion and disorientation that can prolong hospital stays.
August 07, 2013
UCSF Profiles, a web application that allows people to search for researchers by expertise and experience, has won a Golden Award for information technology from the University of California. This vital tool, managed by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), enables research networking, collaboration and faculty-student mentoring.
August 06, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital has one of the highest rates of "exclusive breastfeeding" – new mothers feeding only breast milk and no formula – in California, according to a new state report.
August 06, 2013
Cristina Pérez, an attorney who specializes in affirmative action compliance and workplace diversity, has been named program director of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Americans with Disabilities Act.
August 05, 2013
Commercial casinos are often exempt from smoke-free workplace laws, but a new study led by UCSF has found that when smoking is banned in casinos, it results in considerably fewer emergency calls for ambulances.
August 02, 2013
A second possible strike by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) labor unions is threatening to disrupt the commutes of many UC San Francisco employees, so they should make contingency transportation plans.

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