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August 26, 2014
It can be hard for a patient to get effective health care, especially those who bounce from specialist to specialist. This approach to primary care aims to change all that.
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.
August 22, 2014
On a cold and windy afternoon at the Parnassus campus, UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, accepted the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, dunking himself in ice water and making a personal donation to the ALS Association.
August 21, 2014
The second round of funding opportunities for the Technology Development Award from the University of California Center for Accelerated Innovation (UC CAI) has begun.
August 20, 2014
A new study suggests that colds and other minor infections may temporarily increase stroke risk in children.
August 19, 2014
Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a potentially life-threatening, but treatable, disorder affecting infants, is twice as common as previously believed, according to a new study that is the first to examine the national impact of this newborn screening test.
August 19, 2014
UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP) is now inviting applications for the Fall 2014 cycle. RAP offers a single online application process for a wide variety of intramural grant offerings.
August 19, 2014
Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a UCSF study.
August 18, 2014
UCSF is among the top universities in the world yet again, ranking second in clinical medicine and pharmacy and fifth in life sciences in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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