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April 12, 2004
Cholesterol-busting statins, the largest-selling prescription drugs in the U.S., may protect older people from blindness, a new study shows. Aspirin also appears to provide significant protection, according to the research.
April 12, 2004
Kathleen Ryder has been named president of That Man May See, the eye research foundation that supports the UCSF School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology as well as patient care at UCSF Medical Center. Her appointment took effect on April 1.
April 08, 2004
Regis "Reg" B. Kelly, PhD, a distinguished neuroscientist and former executive vice chancellor of UCSF, has been appointed executive director of QB3, the California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research.
April 07, 2004
## Exhibits * May 1 - 31 * PHOTO EXHIBIT AT UCSF FACULTY ALUMNI HOUSE: Photographer Ralph O. Wallerstein comes to UCSF with a new exhibit entitled “At Home and Abroad.” Open weekdays by appointment. UCSF Faculty Alumni House, 745 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco. For more information, call (415) 476-4723. ## Events
April 06, 2004
Seven new neighborhoods -- indoor neighborhoods -- are taking shape at UCSF Mission Bay as scientists move into the second research building on the new 43-acre life sciences campus.
April 05, 2004
Kevin Shannon, MD, speaks on "Childhood Cancer: The Glass is Half Full" at the April 7 session of the UCSF Mini Medical School, a six-week series for the public continuing through April 21.
April 02, 2004
Seventy percent of HIV-infected urban poor in San Francisco are co-infected with the hepatitis C virus, according to UCSF researchers.
April 02, 2004
UCSF's School of Medicine maintains its high national ranking in the new annual survey of the best graduate schools, conducted and published by US News & World Report.
April 01, 2004
The fifth annual "Taste for the Cure" will feature a cooking demonstration by renowned vegetarian chef and author Annie Somerville of Greens Restaurant.
March 31, 2004
UCSF has been named one of six leadership centers in the country for training health care professionals who want to start palliative care programs.