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April 17, 2014
It’s a potent pairing for improving health: Take UCSF’s top biomedical research and match it with private industry resources and market expertise.
March 05, 2014
UCSF is changing the way you think about your neighborhood drugstore by putting the pharmacist front and center – not just in the store, but also on your health care team.
January 24, 2014
A new analysis of animal studies on cholesterol-lowering statins by UC San Francisco researchers found that non-industry studies had results that favored the drugs even more than studies funded by industry.
November 20, 2013
The protein in cells that most often drives the development of cancers has eluded scientists’ efforts to block it for three decades — until now.
July 18, 2013
UCSF researchers have found a way to knock down cancers caused by a tumor-driving protein called “myc,” paving the way for patients with myc-driven cancers to enroll in clinical trials for experimental treatments.
June 18, 2013
Aspirin is known to lower risk for some cancers, and a new UCSF-led study points to a possible explanation, with the discovery that aspirin slows the accumulation of DNA mutations in abnormal cells in at least one pre-cancerous condition.
June 18, 2013
Lisa Kroon, PharmD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy within the UCSF School of Pharmacy, effective July 1. Kroon has served as interim chair of the department since July 2012, when the previous chair, B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, became interim dean and later dean of the School of Pharmacy.
May 09, 2013
Two UCSF scientists — brain researcher Michael Brainard, PhD, and cell biologist Dyche Mullins, PhD — have been selected to be Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators.
April 29, 2013
Some of the most widely prescribed antidepressant medications are associated with increased risk of bleeding, transfusion, hospital readmission and death when taken around the time of surgery, according to an analysis co-led by UCSF.
March 22, 2013
The Li Ka Shing Foundation has pledged $2 million to support UCSF’s efforts to advance precision medicine, an emerging field aimed at revolutionizing medical research and patient care.

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