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June 30, 2014
UC San Francisco researchers have completed the first Internet-based clinical trial for children with autism, establishing it as a viable and cost effective method of conducting high-quality and rapid clinical trials in this population.
June 30, 2014
The popular idea that Northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D – vital for healthy bones and immune function – is questioned by UC San Francisco researchers in a new study.
June 27, 2014
Experts in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics are blending research and clinical care to transform health care for the burgeoning population of older adults in the United States.
June 26, 2014
In a new study by UC San Francisco scientists, running, when accompanied by visual stimuli, restored brain function to normal levels in mice that had been deprived of visual experience in early life.
June 26, 2014
Following recent news reports of a number of active shooter incidents, UCSF Police want members of the campus community to know what they can do and what resources are available to help prevent these crimes.
June 25, 2014
In the first national survey of U.S. obstetricians’ attitudes towards counseling pregnant patients about environmental health hazards, nearly 80 percent agreed that physicians have a role to play in helping patients reduce their exposures, but only a small minority use their limited time with patients to discuss how they might avoid exposure to toxics.
June 25, 2014
UCSF scientists have shown that cancer-induced structural changes in a sugary coating ensheathing cells can promote mechanical interactions that fuel tumor growth and metastasis.
June 24, 2014
Chuck Feeney, after decades of anonymous and stealth philanthropy, has been caught in the spotlight by earning a Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 24, 2014
UC San Francisco and the University of Nebraska Medical Center have been awarded a $10 million grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation to create a new web-based model of dementia care.
June 19, 2014
UCSF has 19 registered teams at this year's AIDS Walk San Francisco. They hope to beat last year's total of $71,573, the third highest total among all Bay Area groups. They set a new goal of $75,000 this year.

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