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April 12, 2005
Up to 75 percent of fetal heart defects go undetected in routine ultrasound screening. UCSF researcher Lisa Hornberger teaches doctors better techniques to improve detection rates, and is working to treat heart defects before babies are born.
April 11, 2005
UCSF's Mission Bay campus is now headquarters for a new center to advance research on membrane proteins – proteins that are on the outside surface of cells and are the targets of nearly half of all drugs.
April 08, 2005
Nawang Sherpa, who last May became the first man with a prosthetic leg to summit Mount Everest, delivered hope to patients at UCSF recently.
April 08, 2005
The new J. David Gladstone Institutes research facility, located at Mission Bay, has been selected as the San Francisco Business Times 2004 Real Estate Deal of the Year Award as Best New Office R&D Development/San Francisco.
April 07, 2005
UCSF Professor Sally J. Marshall, PhD, has been appointed Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, a key position that involves working to improve the quality of life for faculty.
April 07, 2005
The campus community is invited to hear what UCSF and organizations around the Bay Area are doing to protect the planet during an Earth Day fair on Wednesday, April 13.
April 07, 2005
A drug prescribed for the prevention of osteoporosis reduced women's risk of mild cognitive impairment by 33 percent in a worldwide clinical trial led by researchers at San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).
April 05, 2005
Teens believe that oral sex is less risky to their health and emotions than vaginal sex, more prevalent among teens their age and more acceptable among their peers.
April 05, 2005
UC is proposing revisions to family leave policies for all non-exclusively represented academic employees and welcomes comments on the changes by Tuesday, May 24.
April 04, 2005
A strong University of California is essential to the state's economic future, UC President Robert C. Dynes told the Commonwealth Club of California in a March 30 speech in San Francisco.

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