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September 19, 2014
More than a hundred colleagues, family and friends gathered Monday to celebrate Peter Walter, PhD, the recipient of the 2014 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, one of the most prestigious honors in science and medicine.
August 26, 2014
When members of the Neurointensive Care (Neuro ICU) Unit at the UCSF Medical Center started receiving the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from various sources, they jumped at the chance to accept the challenge and to donate to ALS research.
August 22, 2014
On a cold and windy afternoon at the Parnassus campus, UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, accepted the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, dunking himself in ice water and making a personal donation to the ALS Association.
June 03, 2014
The New York Times Health for Tomorrow conference, held at UCSF, featured experts from the University of California and across the country, addressing the changing landscape of health care.
May 27, 2014
Funded through President Obama's Brain Initiative, a UCSF-led team is embarking on a $26 million project to develop a revolutionary and long-lasting treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, addiction and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
May 15, 2014
As players from a wide range of industries continue to venture into health and health care, it will be imperative for UCSF to form new partnerships to address familiar health challenges in creative, novel ways.
April 17, 2014
Nobel Prize winner Stanley Prusiner is closing in on better treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other brain diseases, and an unlikely new partnership will get him there faster.
March 20, 2014
Researchers are recording brain activity in visually stunning ways that could lead to targeted therapies for Alzheimer’s, autism and other diseases.
January 17, 2014
Joseph DeRisi, PhD, and Allison Doupe, MD, PhD were honored by the National Academy of Sciences for their “extraordinary scientific achievements” yesterday. They join 13 others in the fields of physical, biological and social sciences.
January 09, 2014
Scientists have discovered a type of RNA that could have enormous potential for better diagnosing and treating many types of cancer, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis and other diseases.

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