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October 31, 2000
Researchers led by University of California, San Francisco and Harvard School of Public Health are reporting the largest randomized trial among HIV-1 infected persons conducted during the 1990s.
October 31, 2000
While private industry involvement in academic research continues to grow rapidly, universities struggle to prevent potential conflicts of interest without clear guidelines for defining or managing financial conflicts...
October 27, 2000
A Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers will be given to Eric Huang, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pathology at the University of California, San Francisco, and pathologist at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Huang will visit the White House October 24 to receive the award in recognition of his promising research on the molecules that allow neurons to grow and survive.
October 27, 2000
A popular herbal supplement used by prostate cancer patients has been found to significantly reduce prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels -- a protein in the blood that often indicates prostate cancer...
October 26, 2000
HIV prevention resources are not allocated in the most cost-effective fashion say researchers at the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS).
October 24, 2000
UCSF-led scientists have determined that under certain conditions the Ras oncogene, a key culprit in many cancers, suppresses the function of the p53 tumor-suppressor gene...
October 19, 2000
Four scientific leaders at the University of California, San Francisco—a pioneer in molecular studies related to cancer and aging, an international leader in HIV prevention research and policy issues, an expert on oral manifestations of AIDS, and a distinguished advocate for improving pharmacy education and practice—have been elected to the prestigious Institute of Medicine.
October 19, 2000
A University of California, San Francisco biochemist and colleagues have revealed the atom-by-atom structure of an ancient and extremely discriminating kind of channel embedded in cell membranes, from bacteria to humans.
October 18, 2000
Group appointments are a feasible way to deliver care to chronically ill, low-income women, a UCSF study has found. In this pilot study, a family physician and family nurse practitioner team guided six 90-minute appointments for patient groups as large as 15.
October 16, 2000
Beginning Monday October 16, The Glide Health Clinic will expand its services to include a special clinic session that will offer complementary care therapies to the homeless and disenfranchised of San Francisco’s Tenderloin District.