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March 13, 2014
New research by UC San Francisco neuroscientists suggests that the body may get help in fast-changing situations from a specialized brain circuit that causes visual system neurons to fire more strongly during locomotion.
March 12, 2014
UC San Francisco is alerting some individuals to a burglary involving unencrypted desktop computers that contained some personal and health information.
March 12, 2014
It doesn’t always make sense to do a heart scan to measure how much plaque has built up in a patient’s coronary arteries before prescribing statins, UCSF research shows.
March 11, 2014
UCSF's School of Medicine ranked fourth nationwide in both research and primary care education this year, according to a new survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.
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 10, 2014
Organ-transplant recipients often reject donated organs, but a new, two-pronged strategy developed by UCSF researchers to specifically weaken immune responses that target transplanted tissue has shown promise.
March 06, 2014
E-cigarettes, promoted as a way to quit regular cigarettes, may actually be a new route to conventional smoking and nicotine addiction for teenagers, according to a new UCSF study.
March 05, 2014
UCSF neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, is hoping to paint a fuller picture of what is happening in the minds and bodies of those suffering from brain disease with his new lab, Neuroscape, which bridges the worlds of neuroscience and high-tech.
March 04, 2014
A new UCSF study has shed light on the origins of one type of deadly pancreatic cancer, which could lead to more targeted and effective drug therapy.
February 26, 2014
Researchers worldwide will now have access to genetic data linked to medical information on a diverse group of more than 78,000 people, enabling investigations into many diseases and conditions.

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