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August 22, 2014
On a cold and windy afternoon at the Parnassus campus, UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, accepted the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, dunking himself in ice water and making a personal donation to the ALS Association.
August 21, 2014
The second round of funding opportunities for the Technology Development Award from the University of California Center for Accelerated Innovation (UC CAI) has begun.
August 20, 2014
A new study suggests that colds and other minor infections may temporarily increase stroke risk in children.
August 19, 2014
Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a potentially life-threatening, but treatable, disorder affecting infants, is twice as common as previously believed, according to a new study that is the first to examine the national impact of this newborn screening test.
August 19, 2014
UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP) is now inviting applications for the Fall 2014 cycle. RAP offers a single online application process for a wide variety of intramural grant offerings.
August 19, 2014
Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a UCSF study.
August 18, 2014
UCSF is among the top universities in the world yet again, ranking second in clinical medicine and pharmacy and fifth in life sciences in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
August 15, 2014
New UC San Francisco research shows significant price differences for ten common blood tests in California hospitals, with some patients charged as little as $10 for one test while others were charged $10,169 for the identical test.
August 15, 2014
It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us – which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold – may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity.
August 14, 2014
Teams from UC San Francisco raised more than $79,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco so far, exceeding its ambitious goal of $75,000. This puts UCSF in first place overall among top fundraising teams at the annual fundraiser, which took place on July 20.

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