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October 30, 2003
For the first time, Macy's West is making its annual Union Square holiday tree lighting a charitable event, benefiting UCSF Children's Hospital.
October 29, 2003
Paul Volberding, MD, vice chair of University of California, San Francisco's Department of Medicine and chief of medical service at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, has assumed the position of chairman of the board of directors of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA).
October 28, 2003
A gift of $35 million--the largest contribution from individual donors in UCSF history--has been made by the Helen Diller Family to support construction of a new cancer research building at UCSF Mission Bay.
October 27, 2003
UCSF will officially launch its new UCSF Mission Bay Campus with a festive celebration and dedication ceremony on Tuesday, October 28.
October 23, 2003
The UCSF School of Dentistry has received a five-year $11.9 million award to establish an international registry network to study Sjögren's (SHOW grens) syndrome, an immulogic disorder.
October 22, 2003
A common drug administered in the first hours following trauma to patients deemed to be at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) reduced the occurrence of PTSD, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Lille, France.
October 21, 2003
Although the rate of breast cancer detection is similar in the two countries, US doctors perform two to three times more open surgical biopsies than British doctors.
October 21, 2003
It's long been known that black Americans are four to five times as likely as white Americans to suffer from kidney disease that is severe enough to require dialysis or transplantation.
October 20, 2003
UCSF researchers are conducting a study to determine if it is safe and effective to use smoked marijuana in combination with opioid pain medications to treat cancer pain.
October 16, 2003
A novel treatment developed by UCSF vascular surgeons has been used in a first-of-its-kind operation to repair a life-threatening aneurysm in the patient's aortic arch, which carries blood from the heart.