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July 11, 2013
UCSF Medical Center has become the only institution in the United States to have received a perfect score on the national LGBT Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) for six consecutive years.
July 09, 2013
Sensory processing disorders are more prevalent in children than autism. In a groundbreaking new study, UCSF researchers have for the first time shown a biological basis for the disease in the brain structure.
June 26, 2013
A UCSF-led team has created a set of guidelines for doctors and other clinicians to use for communicating uncertain prognoses to elderly patients and those battling terminal illness.
June 25, 2013
Two veteran UCSF doctors who have been battling the AIDS epidemic for decades retraced past efforts and described their ongoing quest for a cure for HIV in the Academic Senate’s Third Annual Faculty Research Lecture.
June 24, 2013
Construction is set to begin this summer on a dynamic public plaza space that will provide a rich and varied experience for thousands of people at the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.
June 20, 2013
A new $11 million grant to UCSF and Kaiser Permanente Northern California will support a multifaceted research program aimed at lowering stroke risk among black populations and younger stroke victims by targeting high blood pressure.
June 19, 2013
UCSF convened 170 of the world’s foremost thinkers, creators and innovators last month at the OME Precision Medicine Summit to identify new approaches and spur action to make medicine more predictive, preventive and precise.
June 18, 2013
Lisa Kroon, PharmD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy within the UCSF School of Pharmacy, effective July 1. Kroon has served as interim chair of the department since July 2012, when the previous chair, B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, became interim dean and later dean of the School of Pharmacy.
June 13, 2013
The scientific community at UCSF is reacting positively to the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that human genes cannot be patented.
June 11, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital ranks among the nation's best children's hospitals in nine specialties, according to the 2013-2014 Best Children's Hospitals survey by the U.S. News Media Group.

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