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July 25, 2014
Margaret Wallhagen, Ph.D., professor of gerontological nursing in the UCSF School of Nursing and a geriatric nurse practitioner, has been named chair of the Board of Trustees of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation’s leading organization for people with hearing loss.
July 25, 2014
Naomi Schapiro, RN, PhD, was awarded a three-year Advanced Nursing Education Grant to fund interprofessional training of students and graduate trainees in the collaborative care of children with mental health conditions and obesity in Alameda County.
July 24, 2014
A new technology uses near-infrared light to better detect cavities without the radiation of X-rays. It's one of several innovations that could soon change your dental chair experience.
July 24, 2014
Nobel Laureate Stanley Prusiner, MD, has been appointed as a member of the board of directors for the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR).
July 23, 2014
Tejal Desai, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), a joint appointment within the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy.
July 22, 2014
Three UC San Francisco researchers are among 13 scientists who received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasis.
July 10, 2014
Watch five esteemed faculty members give TED-like talks, called Discovery Talks, on a specific aspect of their research at UCSF Alumni Weekend 2014.
July 03, 2014
The American Heart Association has just selected Barbara Drew, RN, PhD, to be a 2014 Distinguished Scientist.
June 18, 2014
The Ras protein is one of the most common and deadly drivers of cancer, yet it has eluded any drug therapies for decades. Scientists are getting close to changing that.
June 10, 2014
Joshua Osborn was fighting for his life against a mysterious ailment. With his options dwindling, a team at UCSF employed advanced DNA sequencing technology to track down the culprit.

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