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October 18, 2011
A crowd of hundreds gathered on Oct. 17 at “Topping Out” Celebration, marking the end of the structural steel phase of the construction of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.
October 17, 2011
UCSF School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov and four other UCSF faculty members have been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.The new UCSF members were announced today (Oct. 17, 2011) in Washington, D.C. and include:
October 13, 2011
Triple-negative breast cancer is the most deadly form of the disease. This form of breast cancer has a disproportionate impact on women who are younger, African American or Hispanic, but new discoveries, including a new treatment approach targeting inflammation in cancer, may help women survive the disease.
October 12, 2011
Bryan Stow is now recovering after being treated for a severe brain injury at the UCSF-affiliated San Francsico General Hospital and Trauma Center, which recently became the first hospital in the country to be certified for a Traumatic Brain Injury Program by the Joint Commission.
October 11, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, is profiled in the Oct. 11, 2011 edition of the New York Times, which is reprinted here according to a license agreement with the University.
October 10, 2011
Chief Medical Information Officer Michael Blum sees the construction of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay as an opportunity to integrate new media and social media to improve the work flows of care providers and the experiences of patients and their families.
October 10, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, is profiled in the Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 edition of The New York Times, in an article titled, “An Innovator Shapes an Empire.” Noting that UCSF is “widely regarded among scientists as one of the nation’s crown jewels of biomedical research, and a birthplace of biotechnology and innovation,” reporter Denise Grady highlights Desmond-Hellmann’s goal of making UCSF “the world’s pre-eminent health sciences innovator.”
October 10, 2011
UCSF continues to offer free flu shots to faculty, staff, students and volunteers through October 21.
October 07, 2011
Personalized medicine and new gene discoveries in human disease were a focus of a daylong symposium hosted by the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics on the Mission Bay campus on Oct. 3.
October 07, 2011
In her third year as Chancellor, Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, unveiled an action plan for UCSF that builds on its meritorious mission of advancing health worldwide.