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March 21, 2011
In a live-saving pilot program that may soon become routine in California, SCID, a deadly immune disorder, is being detected at birth, thanks to a screening method developed by UCSF pediatrician Jennifer Puck.
March 14, 2011
Dramatically positioned at Parnassus Heights, the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building at UCSF is gaining national recognition as a stunning architectural and engineering feat.
March 10, 2011
A team of scientists at UCSF has developed a new model for how inherited genes contribute to a common but untreatable and incurable neurodegenerative disease.
March 08, 2011
Implanting electrodes into a pea-sized part of the brain can dramatically improve life for people with severe cervical dystonia – a rare but extremely debilitating condition.
March 04, 2011
A team of researchers led by Lalita Ramakrishnan, of the University of Washington, and UCSF's Lynn Connolly has discovered that one of the reasons TB treatments take so long is because the bacteria actively fight back against the antibiotics prescribed. 
March 04, 2011
Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health program is supporting career development for translational and clinical researchers in a wide variety of disciplines  and is launching a new seminar series on March 8.
March 04, 2011
UCSF Nobel laureate and Chancellor Emeritus J. Michael Bishop will be honored for his national leadership at the Annual Research! America Advocacy Awards on March 15 in Washington, DC. 
March 03, 2011
A new analysis of genetic data from nearly 200 humans whose DNA has been sequenced as part of the 1000 Genomes Project challenges conventional thinking among those who study evolution.
March 01, 2011
Scientists at the UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute have discovered how a change in growth hormone activity in mice leads to fatty liver disease, a condition whose human counterpart is of rising concern worldwide.
March 01, 2011
A multinational study has identified a key gene mutation responsible for type 2 diabetes, a finding that could lead to developing a predictive test for the disease, identifying which current medications work best and driving pharmaceutical research to find new therapies.

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