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August 16, 2012
The UCSF Office of Research is launching a $2 million equipment award program for technology proposals that expand and improve access to core research facilities.
August 15, 2012
Research has shown that women are at greater risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than men. Now, scientists based at the UCSF-affiliated San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) have found that women with the condition might be more likely to experience faster aging at the cellular level and increased risk for diseases of aging than men with PTSD.
August 15, 2012
Continuing a partnership that began in 2009, King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre in London and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are working together on joint opportunities for collaboration in areas such as student and faculty exchange, online education and training, curriculum development, cooperative research and open data exchange.
August 15, 2012
John B. Ford, a longtime leader in fundraising for top universities, has been named Vice Chancellor, University Development and Alumni Relations at UCSF.
August 14, 2012
Colin Boyle, MBA, has been appointed the first Deputy Director of UCSF Global Health Sciences.
August 14, 2012
Two years after launching as a pilot effort, an innovative graduate curriculum in translational medicine jointly offered by UCSF and UC Berkeley has received final approval from University of California President Mark Yudof as a master’s degree program.
August 14, 2012
A novel virus has been identified as the possible cause of a common but mysterious disease that kills a significant number of pet snakes all over the world, thanks to research led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)—and three snakes named Juliet, Balthazar and Larry.
August 13, 2012
The UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is participating in a nine-center study to determine how to best teach pediatric residents how to hand off patients properly to reduce medical errors.
August 10, 2012
The newest graduates of UCSF’s Global Health Sciences masters program are idealistic but well aware that they don’t live in an ideal world. They’re not going to let that stop them.
August 10, 2012
Consistent with its commitment to transparency and public accountability, the University of California on Thursday released its annual report on systemwide employee compensation for calendar year 2011. 

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