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October 22, 2013
The National Institutes of Health is awarding $18.8 million, administered through UCSF, to support worldwide research on concussion and traumatic brain injury.
October 18, 2013
The UCSF-affiliated Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center has issued a second round of grants to accelerate the discovery and development of new medications to treat alcohol and substance abuse in the context of post-traumatic stress and combat injury.
October 17, 2013
Newly appointed University of California President Janet Napolitano shared a letter to the UC community.
October 17, 2013
In recent years, studies have reported inconsistent findings regarding whether calcium supplements used to prevent fractures increase the risk of heart attack.
October 15, 2013
The Science of Staying Younger Longer is a by-invitation symposium and panel discussion highlighting advances in scientific understanding of the biological underpinnings of aging and ideas for how to slow down age-associated disease and decline.
October 11, 2013
The way cells divide to form new cells – to support growth, to repair damaged tissues, or simply to maintain our healthy adult functioning – is controlled in previously unsuspected ways, UCSF researchers have discovered.
October 09, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is holding its 4th annual Art Day featuring local artists doing mosaics, caricatures and beading with hospitalized children.
October 09, 2013
Childbirth is not a major contributor to sexual dysfunction in women later in life, according to a new study led by UCSF researchers.
October 08, 2013
An individual’s race or ethnic background could be a determining factor when it comes to risk of atrial fibrillation, the most frequently diagnosed type of irregular heart rhythm, according to researchers at UCSF.
October 03, 2013
Often deadly “triple-negative” breast cancers might be effectively treated in many cases with a drug that targets a previously unknown vulnerability in the tumors, UCSF reports.

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