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January 07, 2004
## Exhibits * February 1 - 27 * ART EXHIBIT AT UCSF FACULTY ALUMNI HOUSE: Artist Julie Nelson comes to UCSF with a new exhibit entitled “Where Physics Meets Metaphysics,” a collection of paintings depicting the universal “language of nature.” Open weekdays by appointment. 745 Parnassus Ave. (415) 476-4723. ## Evenrs EVENTS
December 18, 2003
Hospital costs were 23 percent higher for older patients who required help with daily activities such as bathing or eating, according to a study conducted by researchers from the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
December 11, 2003
Scientists at UCSF's Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center have identified a single brain protein that can account for most of the intoxicating effects of alcohol.
December 11, 2003
Ron Vale, a UCSF faculty member since 1986 and an internationally known cell biologist, has been named chair of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology.
December 11, 2003
The introduction and widespread use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) for HIV-infected persons in San Francisco in the late 1990s reduced their risks of infecting partners by 60 percent ...
December 10, 2003
A new UCSF-designed strategy for hastening treatment for heart attack victims is being tested in a mountainous California county where drive times to hospitals are often long.
December 04, 2003
A new economic analysis finds that smoke-free laws do not reduce profits from charitable bingo parlors, contrary to claims made by groups opposing smoking restrictions.
December 04, 2003
Doctors participating in internal medicine hospital conferences designed to review adverse medical events do not often discuss related medical errors, according to a study led by researchers from the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).
November 25, 2003
John Featherstone, PhD, has been named recipient of the 2003 Yngve Ericsson Prize for research in preventive dentistry.
November 19, 2003
In a study conducted in rats, scientists have determined that drugs that block the action of a group of DNA-repair enzymes can protect brain cells from damage triggered by an overdose of insulin.