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June 01, 2014
San Francisco is one of seven winners of a national competition to encourage mentoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with an initiative to be led by UCSF.
June 01, 2014
Research led by a UCSF investigator establishes a new benchmark in the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer and sets a new expectation for how long patients can live with the particularly lethal disease.
May 29, 2014
From prostate cancer to immunotherapy to genetic testing, UCSF research is providing new insights and aiding in the development of new treatment strategies for cancer.
May 28, 2014
University of California President Janet Napolitano and Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner will be among several UC participants in the New York Times Health for Tomorrow conference, which will be webcast live.
May 28, 2014
The University of California is changing the eligibility rules for retiree health benefits in response to employee concerns and to simplify administration of the benefits.
May 28, 2014
As families took to the streets to enjoy community festivals, many also got the opportunity to be proactive about their health, thanks to a volunteer effort by UC San Francisco faculty and students. More than 120 people participated in free dental screenings at the Cesar Chavez Festival in the Mission District on April 12 and the Bayview Sunday Streets event on May 4.
May 27, 2014
UC President Janet Napolitano called on the University of California community to send their thoughts and prayers for the students who were killed and injured in a mass shooting near UC Santa Barbara.
May 27, 2014
Funded through President Obama's Brain Initiative, a UCSF-led team is embarking on a $26 million project to develop a revolutionary and long-lasting treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, addiction and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
May 27, 2014
Scientists and physicians at UCSF are leading a $26 million, multi-institutional research program to better understand and treat a range of common, debilitating psychiatric disorders.
May 27, 2014
UCSF's Peter Walter has received Asia’s highest scientific honor, the 2014 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine, for his groundbreaking discovery of a cellular system that makes “life and death decisions” for the cell.

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