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April 17, 2014
It’s a potent pairing for improving health: Take UCSF’s top biomedical research and match it with private industry resources and market expertise.
April 15, 2014
Four UCSF-affiliated researchers are among 102 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.
April 10, 2014
The medical school that Hugh Toland founded during the San Francisco Gold Rush has grown into one of the world’s leading health sciences universities.
April 10, 2014
UCSF bestowed its highest honor, the UCSF Medal, this year to Carrol Estes, Richard Rosenberg, Martha Ryan and Pablo Valenzuela.
April 08, 2014
UCSF has been selected to join a national “dream team” on pancreatic cancer, part of a project designed to accelerate treatment and discoveries for one of the most deadly forms of cancer.
April 08, 2014
A new online project led by researchers at UCSF promises to dramatically cut the time and cost of conducting clinical trials for brain diseases, while also helping scientists analyze and track the brain functions of thousands of volunteers over time.
April 07, 2014
In an innovative clinical trial led by UCSF, the experimental drug neratinib along with standard chemotherapy was found to be a beneficial treatment for some women with newly diagnosed, high-risk breast cancer.
April 03, 2014
Daiichi Sankyo and UCSF have established a drug-discovery collaboration focused on developing novel therapeutics and molecular diagnostics for multiple neurodegenerative diseases.
April 01, 2014
Doctors should focus on life expectancy when deciding whether to order mammograms for their oldest female patients, since the harms of screening likely outweigh the benefits unless women are expected to live at least another decade, according to a review of the scientific literature by experts at UCSF and Harvard medical schools.
March 31, 2014
Young adults with such cardiac risk factors as high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels have significantly worse cognitive function in middle age, according to a new study by dementia researchers at UCSF.

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