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June 13, 2005
A young epidemiologist, who works to prevent HIV in India as part of a global research center based at UCSF, received the nation's top honor for scientists at the start of their own research career.
June 13, 2005
The campus community is invited to hear a dramatic reading of letters between pen pals -- critically ill adults and healthy teenagers -- on Monday, June 27.
June 10, 2005
The first in a series of seminars to educate transplant recipients about their risk for skin cancer is scheduled for Monday, June 13 at UCSF.
June 10, 2005
UCSF's Donald Abrams, the first doctor authorized by the federal government to conduct research on the medicinal benefits of marijuana, talks to KPIX about his studies at San Francisco General Hospital.
June 09, 2005
Researchers say gold nanoparticles can be used to detect cancer cells quickly and inexpensively.
June 08, 2005
Several young scientists were honored recently with the 2005 Kathryn Grupe Awards for Excellence in Research on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders.
June 07, 2005
AIDS Walk San Francisco is more than a month away, but campus officials are already challenging each other in a competition to win the first-ever UCSF trophy on July 17.
June 06, 2005
A new study based on previously secret internal tobacco industry documents shows that Philip Morris tried to appear socially responsible by seeking government regulation.
June 03, 2005
South Korea's successful cloning of stem cells from the skin cells of 11 different patients stood the scientific world on its head in late May.
June 03, 2005
In a major step to provide a safe and healthy environment, UCSF will significantly reduce on-campus smoking areas to protect human health.