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September 17, 2012
A new study by a UCSF-led research team has found a way to help asthma sufferers by impeding the two most significant biological responses that lead to an asthma attack.
September 14, 2012
If there is an imminent threat to your life or safety from a hazardous material spill, fire, violent protests or an active shooter on campus, UCSF Police and its Homeland Security Emergency Management Division will send an emergency alert to any cell phone, email, pager or text messaging address registered in UCSF's WarnMe mass notification system.
September 14, 2012
Scientists at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes have devised a method to track HIV inside individual cells — an important development for understanding “HIV latency" when the virus goes dormant after the patient begins antiretroviral treatment.
September 14, 2012
Mental health professionals, who often are tasked with evaluating and managing the risk of violence by their patients, may benefit from a simple tool to more accurately make a risk assessment, according to a recent study conducted at the University of California, San Francisco.
September 13, 2012
A final report containing 49 recommendations for handling demonstrations, civil disobedience and free-speech issues related to protests throughout the 10 campuses of the UC system was released today (Sept. 13.)
September 13, 2012
When disaster strikes, whether it is Hurricane Katrina or flooding in the Midwest, one of the most striking media images we see are the long lines of people waiting for water, food, and shelter. And in almost every instance, it appears those supplies don’t arrive soon enough.
September 13, 2012
Scientists at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes have revealed the precise order and timing of hundreds of genetic “switches” required to construct a fully functional heart from embryonic heart cells — providing new clues into the genetic basis for some forms of congenital heart disease.
September 13, 2012
Biomedical researchers at UCSF have won five of 51 prestigious National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator awards for high-risk, high-reward research, each receiving up to $1.5 million over five years.
September 13, 2012
The University of California Board of Regents, in a daylong retreat on Sept. 12, looked at dozens of proposals for addressing the University's growing budget deficit, from academic strategies to changes in employee health and welfare benefits.
September 12, 2012
Two caches of essential medical supplies needed for disasters are now being stored at UCSF as a result of the state budget shortfall over the summer. This is the first of a series of stories as UCSF marks National Preparedness Month.

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