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June 22, 2012
Faculty, staff and UC will contribute more to the UC Retirement Plan beginning July 1, 2012.
June 21, 2012
Preventing diabetes or delaying its onset has been thought to stave off cognitive decline -- a connection strongly supported by the results of a 9-year study led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
June 20, 2012
Viral hepatitis chronically infects between 3.5 and 5.2 million people in the U.S. and more than 30,000 in San Francisco, alone — but only about one in three people who are infected know it, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
June 20, 2012
At the edge of a San Francisco neighborhood that has been riddled with drug addiction for decades, UCSF epidemiologist Kimberly Page, PhD, MPS, leads a research team that provides outreach, screening and prevention programs for drug users, those who are especially vulnerable to hepatitis C infection.
June 20, 2012
Liver cancer is expected to become more common in the United States in coming years. “It’s deadly and it’s preventable,” says UCSF physician and researcher Tung Nguyen, MD.
June 19, 2012
As a web specialist II for UCSF's University Relations, Tony Taliaferro is responsible for providing technical and creative services to the team as well as uploading UCSF.edu with stories, photos and videos that tell the UCSF story.
June 19, 2012
UCSF Medical Center today became the only institution in the United States to receive a perfect score on the national LGBT Healthcare Equality Index for five consecutive years.
June 18, 2012
Gladstone Institutes Senior Investigator Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, a professor of anatomy at UCSF, has won the Millennium Technology Award Grand Prize, the world’s largest and most prominent technology award.
June 18, 2012
Adele Clarke, a professor of sociology in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, reflects on her career as a sociologist during the UCSF School of Nursing's 32nd Helen Nahm Research Lecture.
June 18, 2012
Loneliness can be especially debilitating to older adults and may predict serious health problems and even death, according to a new study by UCSF researchers.

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