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June 19, 2008
UCSF Medical Center leaders will provide an update on the strategic plan for the clinical enterprise at a town hall meeting on Tuesday, July 8. Mark Laret, chief executive officer of the medical center, will join Sam Hawgood, MB, BS, interim dean of the UCSF School of Medicine, Jay Harris, chief strategy and business development officer at the medical center, and consultants from Kurt Salmon Associates in the discussion.
June 18, 2008
Fusaye (Fu) Kato
June 17, 2008
I hope you remember my Science Café interview with Tracey Woodruff, PhD, in 2007. Woodruff spent considerable time discussing different classes of dangerous chemicals. Among them were phthalates.
June 16, 2008
The launch of a YouTube channel featuring UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC) videos about dementia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and other brain diseases was many months in the making. And while a number of physicians, caregivers and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs — as well as the family of Mike Homer, which donated funds for the CJD site — can take a bow, the creative tenacity award goes to videographer, producer, editor and Managing Media Director of the MAC, Shenly Glenn.
June 16, 2008
Anatol Kreitzer
June 13, 2008
UCSF’s William H. Tooley Intensive Care Nursery has gone 135 days without a single central line-associated bloodstream infection. The achievement of this milestone is an example of teamwork and collaboration between the nursing staff, physicians and infection control personnel at UCSF.
June 13, 2008
Turning fat cells into muscle could one day be standard therapy.
June 12, 2008
The campus community and its partners are invited to attend the inaugural Center for Clinical and Translational Informatics (CCTI) Spring Retreat to bolster support for the center’s mission to integrate informatics technology for bench-to-bedside improvements. The spring retreat will take place on Friday, June 27, from 8:45 a.m. to noon in the UCSF Faculty/Alumni House on the Parnassus campus.
June 12, 2008
Chancellor J. Michael Bishop