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February 15, 2011
Patients newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and their families, need guidance from physicians on planning for the patient’s progressive loss of ability to handle finances, say San Francisco VA-UCSF investigators.
February 15, 2011
James Wilkerson has been appointed as director of the UCSF Laboratory Animal Resource Center within the Office of Research of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at UCSF.
February 14, 2011
UCSF received more research funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) than any other public institution in 2010, and ranked third among all institutions nationwide, according to new figures released by the NIH.
February 11, 2011
David Durenberger and Susan Bartlett Foote will outline a new look at the legal and political issues related to health care reform. Both are guest speakers at the UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies seminar series on health reform.
February 11, 2011
Leading scientists from California companies discussed groundbreaking clinical trials of stem cell therapies during a recent scientific symposium to celebrate the opening of the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building at UCSF.
February 11, 2011
The bold and innovative stem cell research building on the UCSF Parnassus campus stands as a testament to the architectural genius of Raphael Viñoly and public and private support of UCSF's pioneering program in regeneration medicine.
February 10, 2011
Acclaimed stem cell researcher Shinya Yamanaka, who is a professor of anatomy at UCSF, can add two more prestigious prizes to his already impressive resume.
February 09, 2011
Babies who undergo fetal surgery — pioneered at UCSF 30 years ago — to repair spina bifida while still in the womb develop better than babies who have corrective surgery after birth, according to findings from a UCSF-led trial.
February 08, 2011
People with limited education and in certain racial/ ethnic minority groups are less likely to use an internet- based patient portal to interact with their health care system, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Francisco and the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, CA.
February 04, 2011
A 4,000-patient clinical trial that spanned 18 countries has shown the first published data that the HPV vaccine works in young men and boys.

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