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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.
September 10, 2014
UCSF is working to create an online platform that health workers around the world can use to predict where malaria is likely to be transmitted using data on Google Earth Engine.
September 08, 2014
Peter Walter, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics at UCSF, has received the 2014 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award.
September 08, 2014
Peter Walter has won the 2014 Lasker Award, popularly known as the "American Nobels." It’s the second major accolade this year alone for the Germany native, whose career didn't always point toward being a research scientist.
September 04, 2014
UCSF’s Center for Digital Health Innovation director Michael Blum talks about the future of digital health and how advanced health wearables could lead to big changes in the way we practice medicine.
September 04, 2014
Katie Kelley, MD, a gastrointestinal oncologist at UC San Francisco, has received the 2014 Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
September 04, 2014
The ninth annual Faculty Development Day, scheduled for Sept. 11, offers all UC San Francisco faculty members an opportunity to network with colleagues, learn how to build and enhance their work life, and enjoy lunch together.
August 27, 2014
Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of specific types of immune cells.
August 26, 2014
When members of the Neurointensive Care (Neuro ICU) Unit at the UCSF Medical Center started receiving the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from various sources, they jumped at the chance to accept the challenge and to donate to ALS research.
August 24, 2014
When urologist Peter Carroll, MD, MPH, did his residency at UCSF 30 years ago, cancer was “a word that was whispered,” a knowledgeable patient was someone who just followed doctor’s orders and oftentimes a diagnosis wasn’t made until disease was advanced.

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