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July 15, 2014
UCSF Medical Center is among the nation's premier hospitals for the 13th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.
July 15, 2014
A brain region that is vital for memory and shrinks in Alzheimer’s disease patients also is likely to be smaller in those whose white blood cells have shorter DNA-protecting end caps – called telomeres – according to a study by Stanford and UCSF researchers.
July 11, 2014
New research from UC San Francisco shows that an “expressive therapy” group intervention conducted by The Medea Project helps women living with HIV disclose their health status and improves their social support, self-efficacy and the safety and quality of their relationships.
July 10, 2014
Watch five esteemed faculty members give TED-like talks, called Discovery Talks, on a specific aspect of their research at UCSF Alumni Weekend 2014.
July 10, 2014
Twitter and other social media should be better utilized to convey public health messages, especially to young adults, according to a new analysis by researchers at UC San Francisco.
July 10, 2014
In a new study led by UCSF scientists, a chemical compound designed to precisely target part of a crucial cellular quality-control network provided significant protection, in rats and mice, against degenerative forms of blindness and diabetes.
July 10, 2014
Violations of privacy are increasing as more adolescents and young adults gain coverage on their parents’ health insurance plans, according to a new health policy report from UC San Francisco.
July 09, 2014
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer presented a special report detailing the most common and harmful errors at our nation’s hospitals at during a tour of UCSF Medical Center and highlighted what UCSF is doing to prevent them.
July 09, 2014
University of California President Janet Napolitano announced July 9 that her choice for the 10th chancellor of UC San Francisco is Sam Hawgood, MBBS, the UCSF School of Medicine dean who emerged from a national search as the top candidate after leading the campus in an interim role.
July 08, 2014
A team led by UCSF scientists has identified eight drugs that may stimulate nervous system repair in multiple sclerosis (MS).

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