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December 20, 2013
UCSF has launched a new specialty in Clinical Informatics, addressing the growing need to harness the power of massive quantities of patient data in the era of precision medicine and health care reform.
December 18, 2013
Experts across UCSF weigh in on what some of 2014's top trends are in research and patient care.
November 27, 2013
UCSF is one of the first pharmacy schools in the nation to offer its students genetic testing for drug response. It’s just one way they're learning about the potential of precision medicine.
November 15, 2013
Today, with a host of tools garnered from precision medicine, patients can benefit from precise and effective therapies for some of the world's most daunting illnesses. UCSF Magazine explores the promise of precision medicine.
September 24, 2013
In her annual State of the University address, Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann highlighted UCSF's investments in its research, education and patient care to meet the challenges ahead.
June 19, 2013
UCSF convened 170 of the world’s foremost thinkers, creators and innovators last month at the OME Precision Medicine Summit to identify new approaches and spur action to make medicine more predictive, preventive and precise.
May 01, 2013
More than 150 of the nation’s top innovators will convene this week in a summit at UCSF that aims to leverage science and technology to transform health and medicine as we know it.
April 30, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann joined Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, and Peggy Hamburg, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, to talk about precision medicine in the lead up to the OME Precision Medicine Summit at UCSF.
April 16, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann speaks at TEDMED this week, discussing how physicians can empower patients to improve their health care.
November 19, 2012
DNA sequences obtained from a handful of patients with multiple sclerosis at the UCSF Medical Center have revealed the existence of an “immune exchange” that allows the disease-causing cells to move in and out of the brain.