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November 14, 2013
With inexpensive genetics kits flooding the market, both consumers — and their doctors — still lack basic information about what to do, if anything, with what they learn about their own genomes.
November 11, 2013
Researchers at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes have discovered how the activation of specific stretches of DNA control the development of uniquely human characteristics.
November 11, 2013
UCSF scientists were able to arrest, and even reverse, tissue scarring of the liver, kidneys and lungs in mice. The scarring, also known as fibrosis, is a major factor in nearly half of all deaths in developed countries.
November 07, 2013
When it comes to genes, a UCSF scientist wants to turn conventional wisdom about human and bacterial evolution on its head.
November 06, 2013
UCSF has been awarded one of three Cooperative Agreements from the U.S. Bureau of the Health Professions to establish the UCSF Health Workforce Research Center.
November 05, 2013
The United States faces a severe shortage of primary health care providers. In a series of papers published in Health Affairs, UCSF researchers advocated a number of potential solutions to the problem.
November 04, 2013
UCSF, a world-renowned center for the treatment of movement disorders, is holding an event to celebrate the program’s recognition by the Bachmann-Strauss Foundation as one of three new Centers of Excellence in the field.
October 30, 2013
The California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) will hold a news conference and media tours to launch the institute’s new bioscience incubator, near the UC San Francisco campus at Mission Bay.
October 22, 2013
WHAT: Newly minted UCSF interns from EXCEL, the model welfare-to-work program run jointly by UCSF and the City and County of San Francisco, graduate this Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.
October 22, 2013
New research by scientists at UC San Francisco shows that one of the brain’s fundamental self-protection mechanisms depends on coordinated, finely calibrated teamwork among neurons and non-neural cells.

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