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March 11, 2011
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) has reaffirmed UCSF’s accreditation across all four schools and the Graduate Division, citing UCSF’s capacity to continue achieving its goals for student success into the future.
March 09, 2011
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital presents “100 Journals,” a performance piece exploring teens’ experiences with chronic illness and hospitalization.
March 08, 2011
Implanting electrodes into a pea-sized part of the brain can dramatically improve life for people with severe cervical dystonia – a rare but extremely debilitating condition.
March 07, 2011
UCSF has opened an automated hospital pharmacy believed to be the nation’s most comprehensive facility using robotic technology and electronics to prepare and track medications with the goal of improving patient safety.
March 01, 2011
More than 200 young women from 20 San Francisco-area high schools will attend a March 2 summit exploring issues that impact their health and goals -- including how to deal with stress, relationship violence, sexuality and birth control, and how to evolve into future leaders.
March 01, 2011
Scientists at the UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute have discovered how a change in growth hormone activity in mice leads to fatty liver disease, a condition whose human counterpart is of rising concern worldwide.
March 01, 2011
A multinational study has identified a key gene mutation responsible for type 2 diabetes, a finding that could lead to developing a predictive test for the disease, identifying which current medications work best and driving pharmaceutical research to find new therapies.
February 28, 2011
UCSF has received $48 million from the estate of Nina Ireland, a long-time supporter of UCSF, to further the university’s leadership in studying and treating a host of complex pulmonary conditions.
February 28, 2011
UCSF and Zcube have entered into a new agreement to license UCSF-developed microtechnology and support early research into new ways to deliver oral medications directly to a targeted site in the body.
February 22, 2011
Volunteering may contribute to good health among older Americans by reducing social isolation – but only among elders who do not already decrease their isolation by driving regularly, according to a San Francisco VA/UCSF study.

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