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July 24, 2014
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has tapped UCSF as the lead institution in a new Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC).
July 15, 2014
UCSF Medical Center is among the nation's premier hospitals for the 13th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.
January 28, 2013
A UCSF-led commentary is calling attention to a little-known regulatory loophole that allows unsafe and untested medical devices to reach the marketplace and harm patients.
June 05, 2012
A diverse group of young athletes came together recently for a common purpose: to participate in UCSF’s Amputee Comprehensive Training program at the Orthopaedic Institute, where they pushed themselves further than they had ever imagined possible.
May 09, 2012
Continuing a popular but controversial treatment for osteoporosis could reduce spine fracture risk for a particular group of patients, but others could see little to no change if they discontinue it, according to a researcher at UCSF.
September 12, 2011
The UCSF Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology (IGOT) and San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) are holding their second summit to teach international surgeons essential skills to help reduce the number of amputations performed throughout the world.
May 21, 2010
Special event with 400 San Francisco high school athletes to increase community awareness of the importance of cardiac screening in young people.