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September 19, 2014
More than a hundred colleagues, family and friends gathered Monday to celebrate Peter Walter, PhD, the recipient of the 2014 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, one of the most prestigious honors in science and medicine.
September 18, 2014
This fall, UCSF welcomes 999 new students. Check out an infographic highlighting some fun facts about this new crop of future clinicians and researchers.
September 18, 2014
What makes a good teacher? When it comes to dealing with life and death, a great teacher looks beyond the classroom to empower students who will be making critical decisions. Here are some ways that's happening at UCSF.
September 18, 2014
The UCSF Bridges Curriculum Redesign is aiming to address the ever-widening gap between what medical students are being taught and what they need to learn to function as modern physicians.
September 17, 2014
To diagnose painful kidney stones in hospital emergency rooms, CT scans are no better than less-often-used ultrasound exams, according to a clinical study conducted at 15 medical centers.
September 15, 2014
UCSF researchers have used brain scans to predict how young children learn to read, giving clinicians a possible tool to spot children with dyslexia and other reading difficulties before they experience reading challenges.
September 15, 2014
The UCSF community is invited to hear Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, deliver his inaugural State of the University address on Tuesday, Sept. 30.
September 14, 2014
UCSF ranked at the top in a national evaluation of residency training programs by the online physician network Doximity and U.S. News & World Report.
September 14, 2014
Juliana's Journey Foundation - established in honor of two-and-a-half-year-old Juliana Peña, who passed away in 2012 from brain cancer - recently gave $15,000 to UCSF's Kate Matthay, MD, to develop treatments for neuroblastoma.
September 11, 2014
Bacteria that normally live in and upon us have genetic blueprints that enable them to make thousands of molecules that act like drugs, and some of these molecules might serve as the basis for new human therapeutics, according to UCSF researchers.

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