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July 30, 2014
A UCSF physician who treats birth defects affecting the face has teamed up with a European expert on animal evolution to create rodent teeth that harken back in evolutionary time.
July 30, 2014
The immune system ages and weakens with time, making the elderly prone to life-threatening infection and other maladies, and a UCSF research team now has discovered a reason why.
July 30, 2014
Researchers at UCSF have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder.
July 29, 2014
A new study is the first to show that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate over time and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well.
July 28, 2014
A new stem-cell discovery might one day lead to a more streamlined process for obtaining stem cells, which in turn could be used in the development of replacement tissue for failing body parts.
July 25, 2014
Margaret Wallhagen, 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
What: In 2006, more than 6,500 specialists in transplant medicine worldwide gathered for the first time in one location at the World Transplant Congress (WTC) in Boston. Eight years later, the WTC is convening again, this time in San Francisco.
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).

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