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April 29, 2013
New research conducted at UCSF sheds lights on how fingers and toes are formed in the womb, a finding likely to fundamentally reshape biologists' understanding of how cells communicate to each other during development.
November 30, 2011
The New Generation Health Center, which seeks to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections among high-risk youth in San Francisco, is hosting a fundraiser on December 1 to support its community outreach activities.
October 11, 2011
Sperm penetrates egg to complete fertilization is a happy ending hard to reach for many couples, but recent research findings — including the discovery of how progesterone attracts sperm to the egg — are engendering new ideas about birth control and infertility.
August 16, 2011
Asthma risk genes, inluding one in African Americans, have been identified in a new analysis of several large genome-wide studies of ethnically diverse populations.
March 03, 2011
A new analysis of genetic data from nearly 200 humans whose DNA has been sequenced as part of the 1000 Genomes Project challenges conventional thinking among those who study evolution.
February 17, 2011
The campus community is remembering longtime UCSF scientist Charles Epstein, an international leader in medical genetics, who died on Feb. 15, 2011, at his home after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
January 27, 2011
Five basic scientists at UCSF will be awarded the distinction of fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on February 19.
January 24, 2011
A documentary debuting today shows how UCSF researchers are using innovative multidisciplinary treatment strategies for patients living with Parkinson’s disease.
January 14, 2011
Tracey Woodruff, director of the UCSF Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, offers tips on how to avoid everyday toxins in our environment.
January 11, 2011
Carmen A. Peralta, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the UCSF School of Medicine, was recognized recently with a 2010 Nickens Faculty Fellowship.

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