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July 26, 2010
Panelists at UCSF Mission Bay event say venture capital firms, universities and corporations need to keep exploring new ideas for collaborating more efficiently.
July 23, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, and Nobel Laureate Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD, will be the highlight of the Commonwealth Club of California on August 4.
July 21, 2010
Larissa Podust, PhD, is working on a new drug for Chagas disease, a neglected scourge.
July 14, 2010
UCSF is accepting applications up to August 1 for the kick-off of a new Doctoral Program in Epidemiology and Translational Science this fall.
July 12, 2010
A recent book by UCSF sociologist Patrick Fox, PhD, helps us understand a patient’s perspective in Alzheimer’s disease.
July 07, 2010
Gail Martin, whose first-in-field discoveries are well known by developmental biologists around the world, has been named to receive the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 2011 Excellence in Science Award.
July 02, 2010
Antibiotic-resistant Staph infection is not the only emerging bacterial threat. Now a different bug -- Clostridium difficile -- is gaining strength.
June 30, 2010
UCSF’s Keith Yamamoto, who has been a national advocate for innovative scientific research and training, on Tuesday presented plans for a bold, new biology initiative “to produce food and biofuels sustainably, monitor and restore ecosystems, and improve human health.”
June 28, 2010
In constructing an evolutionary tree of life, scientists have granted themselves and the rest of us humans a genus, Homo, all to ourselves. But there’s no getting around the fact that we’re in the same family with chimpanzees and other primates.
June 24, 2010
The oil spill crisis in the Gulf Coast underscores the importance of implementing effective regulation through a proactive strategy to protect public health, according to UCSF’s Paul Blanc, the author of a re-released book.

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