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February 20, 2014
A group of five UC San Francisco graduate students and a postdoctoral scholar won a national video competition called “Stand Up for Science" to convey the importance of basic science research.
February 19, 2014
Genetic testing can help doctors choose the most effective and economical drugs to prevent blood clots in the half a million patients in the U.S. who receive coronary stents each year, according to a new study led by a UCSF researcher.
February 12, 2014
UCSF's four professional schools topped the nation in federal research funding in 2013, with the University ranking second overall in funds from the National Institutes of Health.
February 12, 2014
A look at National Institutes of Health funding to UCSF in 2013.
February 06, 2014
Babies not only pick up on their mother’s stress, but they also show corresponding physiological changes, according to a UCSF-led study.
February 06, 2014
Scientists, harnessing the power of regenerative medicine, have developed a technique in animal models that could replenish the cells destroyed by type 1 diabetes.
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.
February 03, 2014
A new study led by researchers from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is the first to evaluate whether purified cannabinoid is effective in treating severe forms of childhood epilepsy.
February 03, 2014
New guidelines recommending screening mammography every two years for women ages 50 to 74 would save the United States $4.3 billion a year in health care costs, according to a UCSF-led study.
January 30, 2014
UCSF researchers are reporting a detailed account of how speech sounds are identified by the human brain. The finding offers unprecedented insight into the basis of human language and may shed light on language disorders, including dyslexia.

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