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March 31, 2014
Young adults with such cardiac risk factors as high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels have significantly worse cognitive function in middle age, according to a new study by dementia researchers at UCSF.
March 27, 2014
The stiffening of breast tissue in breast-cancer development points to a new way to distinguish a type of breast cancer with a poor prognosis from a related, but often less deadly type, UCSF researchers have found in a new study.
March 24, 2014
UCSF fourth-year medical students gathered with friends and family for Match Day 2014, an annual rite of passage when they learned at the same time where they would be training as resident physicians.
March 24, 2014
According to authors Rita Redberg, MD, UCSF professor of medicine, and UCSF second-year medical student Sarah Zheng, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should require that clinical data be submitted as part of a more rigorous re-evaluation of medical devices that are modified after approval.
March 20, 2014
Researchers are recording brain activity in visually stunning ways that could lead to targeted therapies for Alzheimer’s, autism and other diseases.
March 19, 2014
The Office of the Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Outreach, which UCSF established in December 2010, serves as the campus leader in building diversity in all aspects of the UCSF mission including climate, curriculum, research, retention, outreach and recruitment.
March 19, 2014
The University of California has engaged Rankin & Associates Consulting to conduct a system-wide “Campus Climate” survey, to gather a wide variety of data related to the institution’s living and working environment.
March 19, 2014
The majority of UCSF faculty, staff and students who responded to a survey said they are “comfortable” or “very comfortable” with their work environment on campus, but there is room for improvement, according to a new UC systemwide study..
March 17, 2014
One of the world’s preeminent cancer scientists, Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS, has been appointed the new director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
March 14, 2014
UCSF presented preliminary plans for the acquisition and development of a new site at Mission Bay to community members on March 13.

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