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January 18, 2011
UCSF researchers have tackled a decade-long scientific conundrum, and their discovery is expected to lead to significant advances in using stem cells to treat genetic diseases before birth.
January 17, 2011
African Americans, the foreign-born, and the near-poor are more likely to encounter barriers to being treated at a trauma center, according to new research reports by UCSF emergency medicine physician and researcher Renee Hsia, and her colleagues.
January 07, 2011
John Roberts, chief of the UCSF Transplant Service, talks about the risks and benefits of living donor liver transplants in a recent interview.
November 30, 2010
Richard Abbott, MD, won an award for excellence in ophthalmology in the Asia-Pacific region following work to promote uniform global standards for eye care.
October 27, 2010
As the World Series is set to kick off tonight, a couple Giants baseball legends paid a special visit to some of their smallest fans at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
September 28, 2010
Surgical patients with known heart disease risks who are given beta blockers around the time of surgery have a significantly reduced risk of post-operative death compared with patients not given beta blockers, according to a study by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
August 05, 2010
Surgery for localized prostate cancer offers a significantly higher survival rate than either external-beam radiation or hormonal therapies, according to a new study led by researchers at UCSF.
August 03, 2010
UCSF has challenged Stanford in a competition to register organ, eye and tissue donors that runs throughout the month of August.
May 25, 2010
Diana Farmer, the world's first female fetal surgeon, shares her story from her early years as a self-described science geek to her current role as an advocate for high-quality patient care.
May 20, 2010
Mitchell Cohen, MD, UCSF assistant professor of surgery, has received a $225,000 research grant from the National Trauma Institute to investigate the timing and mechanism of traumatic coagulopathy.

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