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July 16, 2013
Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, and Peter Sargent, PhD, were recently named to two new leadership positions in the UCSF School of Dentistry.
July 12, 2013
San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center was put to the test following the Asiana Airlines crash, but outstanding trauma care is a hallmark of the safety-net hospital, a 140-year partner in health with UCSF.
July 03, 2013
UCSF scientists discussed their work in developing software, apps and online tools to help veterans with PTSD and brain injuries at the annual "Brain at War" symposium.
June 27, 2013
Finalists presented their work to a gathering of academic and industry reviewers recently as part of UCSF's Catalyst Awards, which provides valuable pilot funding to help drive promising early-stage research.
June 25, 2013
Two veteran UCSF doctors who have been battling the AIDS epidemic for decades retraced past efforts and described their ongoing quest for a cure for HIV in the Academic Senate’s Third Annual Faculty Research Lecture.
June 21, 2013
A group from UC San Francisco joined representatives from the nine other University of California campuses last month to make the case for Congressional support of graduate research and education at "UC Day in DC."
June 19, 2013
UCSF convened 170 of the world’s foremost thinkers, creators and innovators last month at the OME Precision Medicine Summit to identify new approaches and spur action to make medicine more predictive, preventive and precise.
June 18, 2013
Lisa Kroon, PharmD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy within the UCSF School of Pharmacy, effective July 1. Kroon has served as interim chair of the department since July 2012, when the previous chair, B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, became interim dean and later dean of the School of Pharmacy.
June 13, 2013
The scientific community at UCSF is reacting positively to the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that human genes cannot be patented.
June 13, 2013
UC San Francisco's Shingo Kajimura, PhD, is one of 22 of the nation’s most enterprising researchers named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The scholarships provide flexible funding to early-career scientists researching the basis of perplexing health problems — including diabetes, autism, Parkinson’s disease, and cancer.

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