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August 19, 2010
UCSF is looking for an internal candidate – either a member of the faculty or staff – to become the University’s first vice chancellor of diversity and outreach.
August 18, 2010
In his first email address to the UCSF community since assuming the role as executive vice chancellor and provost, Jeffrey Bluestone says he is “proud and humbled by the exceptional work done by our faculty and staff in living up to UCSF’s vision.”
August 17, 2010
A joint project of UCSF and the Kenya Medical Research Institute has received $7 million—the first award of a five year grant that will total about $35 million—to expand its care and support of people affected by HIV/AIDS in Kenya.
August 17, 2010
David Irby will step down as vice dean for education in the UCSF School of Medicine next July and a national search will begin soon to find his successor, according to Dean Sam Hawgood.
August 16, 2010
Obesity rates have started to decline and level off for many adolescents, but continue to increase for certain racial and ethnic minorities, according to a new UCSF-led study.
August 16, 2010
As a leader at UCSF and in the human genetics medical research community nationally and internationally, Charles J. Epstein, MD, has helped guide human genetics into the molecular age and into the spotlight of modern medicine.
August 16, 2010
A UCSF-led team has discovered at least one key reason why blood stem cells are susceptible to developing the genetic mutations that can lead to adult leukemia.
August 16, 2010
The oil spill along the United States Gulf Coast poses health risks to volunteers, fishermen, clean-up workers and members of coastal communities, according to a new commentary by UCSF researchers who spent time in the region and are among the first to look into health problems caused by the oil spill. The good news, the authors say, is that one of the risk factors, coastal air quality, is improving now that the oil leak has been stopped.
August 16, 2010
Specialists in geriatric medicine at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System call the traditional approach of advance care planning “fundamentally flawed,” and propose a new paradigm.
August 13, 2010
Jean-Xavier Guinard, previously a professor at UC Davis, has been named associate vice provost and executive director of the UC Education Abroad Program.

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