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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.
June 03, 2014
The New York Times Health for Tomorrow conference, held at UCSF, featured experts from the University of California and across the country, addressing the changing landscape of health care.
May 27, 2014
Funded through President Obama's Brain Initiative, a UCSF-led team is embarking on a $26 million project to develop a revolutionary and long-lasting treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, addiction and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
May 15, 2014
As players from a wide range of industries continue to venture into health and health care, it will be imperative for UCSF to form new partnerships to address familiar health challenges in creative, novel ways.
April 17, 2014
Nobel Prize winner Stanley Prusiner is closing in on better treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other brain diseases, and an unlikely new partnership will get him there faster.
March 20, 2014
Researchers are recording brain activity in visually stunning ways that could lead to targeted therapies for Alzheimer’s, autism and other diseases.
January 17, 2014
Joseph DeRisi, PhD, and Allison Doupe, MD, PhD were honored by the National Academy of Sciences for their “extraordinary scientific achievements” yesterday. They join 13 others in the fields of physical, biological and social sciences.
January 09, 2014
Scientists have discovered a type of RNA that could have enormous potential for better diagnosing and treating many types of cancer, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis and other diseases.
December 20, 2013
Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellman kicked off a special day-long symposium recognizing the winners of the 2014 Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences on Dec. 13. It was the centerpiece of a two-day celebration hosted by UCSF.
November 12, 2013
UCSF faculty members will discuss their cutting-edge approaches to researching and delivering health care on at Dreamforce 2013’s “Unusual Thinkers” track.

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