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June 17, 2010
The Veterans Health Research Institute or NCIRE will present “The Brain at War: Neurocognitive Consequences of Combat” today (June 17).
June 17, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann and Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center, announced today that Marc and Lynne Benioff have “made an extraordinary $100 million gift to UCSF Children’s Hospital.”
June 16, 2010
James McKerrow, leader of the Sandler Center for Drug Discovery at UCSF, was honored with the 2009 Mendel Medal for his work identifying the vulnerabilities of disease-causing parasites and for devising new strategies to fight them.
June 15, 2010
Chancellor Emeritus Mike Bishop was honored recently with a symposium that aimed at shedding light on important unsolved problems in biology and biomedicine.
June 15, 2010
A UCSF study examining the oral health of rural Hispanic families found that untreated tooth decay in mothers almost doubled the odds of tooth decay in children.
June 15, 2010
Matthias Hebrok – one of the world's foremost experts on pancreatic development – has been appointed director of the UCSF Diabetes Center and Metabolic Research Unit.
June 14, 2010
Thanks to the generosity of Connie Frank, patients will feel that sense of comfort when the Connie Frank Transplant Center at UCSF opens its doors on today (June 14) at the Parnassus campus.
June 11, 2010
UCSF’s Mission Bay campus has served as a catalyst for the booming biotechnology sector in San Francisco, according to a new economic impact report released on June 11. See complete story on the Economic Impact Report site.
June 11, 2010
It is well-known that vitamin D is essential for strong and healthy bones. However, in an article in the online “In Press” section of “Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism,” a San Francisco VA Medical Center physician reviews recent scientific literature suggesting that the vitamin may also play a role in preventing cancer, fighting infection, and controlling or preventing auto-immune disease.
June 11, 2010
UCSF represents one of the principal economic engines in the San Francisco Bay Area, driving $6.2 billion in industry output and creating more than 39,100 jobs regionwide, according to an economic impact report released this morning.

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