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June 18, 2014
The Ras protein is one of the most common and deadly drivers of cancer, yet it has eluded any drug therapies for decades. Scientists are getting close to changing that.
June 18, 2014
Whether it takes the form of a leg up, a door opened, a steadying hand, or an affirmation, mentorship is intrinsic to UCSF.
June 18, 2014
A conversation about mentorship between Adam Mendelsohn and Tejal Desai
June 18, 2014
A conversation about mentorship between Robert Gibson and Sharon Youmans.
June 18, 2014
Parents who have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are about one third less likely to have more children than families without an affected child, according to a study led by a UC San Francisco researcher.
June 17, 2014
The green building and sustainability efforts at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals have garnered three environmental excellence awards from Practice Greenhealth, a not-for-profit group that promotes environmental sustainability in health care.
June 12, 2014
In the most comprehensive study of the Mexican population to date, researchers from UCSF and Stanford University, along with Mexico’s National Institute of Genomic Medicine, have identified tremendous genetic diversity.
June 12, 2014
In an effort to better address concerns about humans’ impact on the environment and to communicate ongoing efforts to improve the world in which we live, the UCSF Office of Sustainability held a “Health and Sustainability Summit” at the Mission Bay campus.
June 11, 2014
A team of researchers studying a flowering plant has zeroed in on the way cells manage external signals to adapt to prevailing conditions, a capability that is essential for cells to survive in a fluctuating environment.
June 10, 2014
Joshua Osborn was fighting for his life against a mysterious ailment. With his options dwindling, a team at UCSF employed advanced DNA sequencing technology to track down the culprit.

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