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February 03, 2011
UCSF Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn is not ready to predict how long you will live. But she and her UCSF colleagues are exploring a feature within cells that is a kind of hourglass for aging.
December 13, 2010
Current and future scientists of all backgrounds will convene at UCSF Mission Bay on December 17 through a biotech networking event that draws students from City College of San Francisco.
November 29, 2010
A UCSF research collaboration with GE Healthcare has produced the first results in humans of a new technology that promises to rapidly assess the presence and aggressiveness of prostate tumors in real time, by imaging the tumor’s metabolism.
November 16, 2010
Amy Pyle, a veteran journalist with more than 20 years experience in communications, has joined UCSF as executive director of news and media relations.
October 09, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, will be inducted today into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, alongside some of the world’s other most distinguished scholars, artists and institutional leaders.
October 05, 2010
Katherine Flores, a family physician and director of the UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research, has been appointed a member of the new National Health Care Workforce Commission.
August 09, 2010
Stefan Habelitz, an engineer and materials scientist, is blazing a new research trail by investigating tooth enamel in the UCSF School of Dentistry's Marshall Lab, where researchers fruitfully focus on every facet of teeth, knowing they’re nothing to take for granted…
July 27, 2010
UCSF has hired two senior managers to strengthen the University’s research enterprise.
July 21, 2010
Larissa Podust, PhD, is working on a new drug for Chagas disease, a neglected scourge.
July 19, 2010
With innovation as the watchword, a biotech spinoff from the UCSF School of Pharmacy announced a $40 million Series A round of investment last week – hailed by an investor as “one of the largest first rounds of financing in some time.”

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