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February 04, 2014
Researchers are harnessing the power of the body's natural defenses to fight deadly cancers, and the treatment appears to be powerful, effective and long-lasting.
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.
October 14, 2013
Through support from the Catalyst Awards, UCSF researcher Aditi Bhargava is working to develop a method for delivering small-molecules to a specific target group of cells for treatment of pain.
October 01, 2013
UCSF researchers received six of 78 awards announced this week by the National Institutes of Health for innovative, high-risk, high-reward research.
September 17, 2013
One of UC San Francisco’s newest faculty members is receiving the National Science Foundation’s Expeditions in Computing award as part of a multi-investigator team working to establish solid foundations for molecular programming.
July 31, 2013
UCSF has tapped acclaimed molecular biologist Nevan Krogan, PhD, to lead the UCSF site of the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) at UCSF Mission Bay.
May 08, 2013
UCSF recently convened experts to discuss cell therapies, which have already saved children and adults from leukemia in clinical trials after other drugs failed them.
April 29, 2013
New research conducted at UCSF sheds lights on how fingers and toes are formed in the womb, a finding likely to fundamentally reshape biologists' understanding of how cells communicate to each other during development.
October 18, 2012
Researchers at UCSF have identified the lynchpin that activates brown fat cells, which burn fat molecules instead of storing them, making them the focus of pharmaceutical research aimed at fighting obesity.
October 04, 2012
UCSF and its affiliates have been major players in the transformation of San Francisco as a leading center of innovation in health care and biosciences, according to a new report released Wednesday.

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