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March 11, 2014
Two UCSF faculty members have won grants to develop their proposals for improving health care while lowering costs at UC medical centers.
March 11, 2014
Laura van ‘t Veer, PhD, was honored this week as one of the top female scientific innovators in Europe, winning one of the 2014 European Union Prizes for Women Innovators.
March 10, 2014
Injured patients who live near trauma centers that have closed have higher odds of dying once they reach a hospital, according to a new analysis by UCSF researchers.
March 05, 2014
UCSF is changing the way you think about your neighborhood drugstore by putting the pharmacist front and center – not just in the store, but also on your health care team.
February 27, 2014
Overcoming financial challenges that take a budget balance sheet from the red into the black is nothing new to Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. He’s been there, done that.
February 27, 2014
As the worlds of health care, research and higher education undergo seismic economic shifts, UC San Francisco is uniquely well positioned to excel and even capitalize on the changes, University leaders say.
February 25, 2014
UCSF and Walgreens have opened a unique Walgreens store that aims to improve medication safety, decrease health care costs and help patients use medicines more effectively.
February 24, 2014
First-year UCSF medical student Jeffrey Chen gives a first-person account of a night he volunteered for the UCSF Homeless Clinic at the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.
February 05, 2014
CVS Caremark, the nation’s largest pharmacy health care company, and UCSF's Steven Schroeder say selling tobacco products is “clearly antithetical” to the role of pharmacies.
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.

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