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January 25, 2013
From precision medicine to the thriving bioscience hub at Mission Bay, UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, discussed the University's work toward advancing health worldwide in a wide-ranging interview with KCBS.
January 23, 2013
A decade after opening its first research building at San Francisco’s Mission Bay, UCSF has far surpassed its ambitious vision for a campus that today is an epicenter for science, health and hope.
January 18, 2013
University of California President Mark G. Yudof announced that will end his tenure as President of the University of California, effective Aug. 31, 2013.
January 11, 2013
UCSF ranks second in the annual ranking of world universities in clinical medicine and pharmacy by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
January 04, 2013
At the San Francisco VA Medical Center’s primary care clinic, nurse practitioners and medical residents are training together in teams in what is an emerging trend in health care called patient-centered medical homes.
December 28, 2012
A singing professor is using music to teach medical students the fine details of human health and disease as they progress in their specialties at UCSF.
December 20, 2012
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have mapped the molecular mechanism by which a virus known as cytomegalovirus (CMV) so successfully infects its hosts. This discovery paves the way for new research avenues aimed at fighting this and other seemingly benign viruses that can turn deadly.
December 18, 2012
Hospital MRIs may be better at predicting long-term outcomes for people with mild traumatic brain injuries than CT scans, according to a clinical trial led by researchers at UCSF and the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
December 18, 2012
UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay won't be complete for another two years, but the project already has firmly established itself as a model for innovation throughout the world.
December 17, 2012
Drugs and medical devices tend to appear more beneficial in scientific papers if they were manufactured by the company that sponsored the study, showing that who pays for the clinical trial has a direct impact on the reported outcome, according to a new analysis by researchers at UCSF and the Cochrane Collaboration.

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