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July 30, 2014
A UCSF physician who treats birth defects affecting the face has teamed up with a European expert on animal evolution to create rodent teeth that harken back in evolutionary time.
July 30, 2014
The immune system ages and weakens with time, making the elderly prone to life-threatening infection and other maladies, and a UCSF research team now has discovered a reason why.
July 30, 2014
Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder.
July 29, 2014
A new study is the first to show that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate over time and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well.
July 28, 2014
A new stem-cell discovery might one day lead to a more streamlined process for obtaining stem cells, which in turn could be used in the development of replacement tissue for failing body parts.
July 24, 2014
What: In 2006, more than 6,500 specialists in transplant medicine worldwide gathered for the first time in one location at the World Transplant Congress (WTC) in Boston. Eight years later, the WTC is convening again, this time in San Francisco.
July 24, 2014
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has tapped UCSF as the lead institution in a new Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC).
July 24, 2014
Researchers at UCSF have discovered that endostatin, a protein that once aroused intense interest as a possible cancer treatment, plays a key role in the stable functioning of the nervous system.
July 17, 2014
New research from UC San Francisco found that 60 percent of the city’s homeless and unstably housed women who are HIV-infected or at high risk to become infected have endured a recent experience of some form of violence.
July 17, 2014
Sam Hawgood has been confirmed as UCSF’s 10th chancellor in a unanimous vote by the UC Board of Regents. In his acceptance speech, he outlined his vision for the University.

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