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June 05, 2013
UCSF has joined nearly 70 other health care, research and patient advocacy organizations in a global alliance to enable researchers and physicians around the world to share genomic and clinical data.
May 07, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann sees a future in which health care consumers drive treatments and innovation, sharing that vision in a recent TEDMED talk.
May 06, 2013
Top leaders in government, science, technology, business and academia came together at OME 2013 to not just discuss precision medicine, but develop strategies for making it a reality within the next decade.
May 03, 2013
UCSF is embarking on a public awareness campaign that focuses on how precision medicine can impact each person. What if you could ensure a healthier future for someone you love?
April 30, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann joined Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, and Peggy Hamburg, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, to talk about precision medicine in the lead up to the OME Precision Medicine Summit at UCSF.
April 16, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann speaks at TEDMED this week, discussing how physicians can empower patients to improve their health care.
March 19, 2013
A UCSF team has developed an ambitious online cardiovascular study using smartphones, with the goal of enrolling 1 million people from all over the world to improve heart health.
January 25, 2013
UCSF is convening some of the world’s foremost thought leaders for a two-day summit to chart the course of precision medicine, an emerging field aimed at revolutionizing medical care.
December 06, 2012
Precision medicine and cancer genetics were among the topics discussed during 11 breakout sessions guided by 30 UCSF faculty members at the Nov. 7 showcase for the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
October 05, 2012
A steady stream of new apps and devices that can be synced to ever-more sophisticated mobile phones is flowing into consumers’ hands, and this technology is revolutionizing the practice of self-tracking, in which individuals measure and collect personal data to improve their heath.

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