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June 06, 2011
Preventing transmission to partners or children is key to this curbing the HIV/AIDS epidemic and researchers report t exciting new tools and tactics employed in the now 30-year war against the disease.
June 06, 2011
As one of the preeminent biomedical education and health sciences research institutions in the world, UCSF emerged early as a pioneer in the fight against AIDS. Today, three decades later, UCSF is working on multiple fronts to prevent, treat and stop the spread of the disease that has killed 33 million people worldwide.
June 06, 2011
Thanks to life-saving treatment, in a few years most people in the United States living with the AIDS virus, HIV, will be more than 50 years old. But even among the successfully treated, HIV, is associated with chronic inflammation, and higher rates of chronic diseases of aging. Inflammation may be a driver of aging, some scientists believe, and HIV patients may be vulnerable to accelerated aging as a result.
June 06, 2011
For the past 30 years, UCSF has been a leader in AIDS basic and clinical research, patient care, policy development and community and global outreach, efforts that were among the first in the nation in response to the epidemic. 
May 05, 2011
UCSF's basic research over nearly two decades has led to the first novel antitoxin to treat botulism in nearly a century – becoming the first recombinant human therapy to target one of the most dangerous substances known to man and offering a new defense against bioterrorism.
April 12, 2011
UCSF faculty are working on several fronts to address ongoing health concerns in response to the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
April 11, 2011
After experiencing hard times, Rhea Spate is now a full-time employee at the Memory and Aging Center thanks in part to the UCSF Community Outreach and Internship Program that trained her with the skills to thrive in a professional environment.
April 01, 2011
David Vlahov arrives to UCSF on April 1 for his first day on the job as dean of the UCSF School of Nursing.
April 01, 2011
Andre Campbell, a 17-year trauma surgeon at San Francisco General Hospital, was honored recently by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for his life-saving contributions to the community. 
March 23, 2011
One year ago today, (March 23) President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, setting in motion a series of reforms that over the course of four years will grant 32 million more Americans insurance coverage.

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