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April 27, 2012
More than 100 teenagers filled UCSF’s Moffitt Café on April 20 for the second annual UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital prom – the only hospital prom for teens in the San Francisco Bay Area.
April 26, 2012
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have unraveled a process by which depletion of a specific protein in the brain contributes to the memory problems associated with Alzheimer’s disease. These findings provide insights into the disease’s development and may lead to new therapies that could benefit the millions of people worldwide.
April 26, 2012
In a groundbreaking study published last year, scientists reported that effective treatment with HIV medications not only restores health and prolongs life in many HIV-infected patients, but also curtails transmission to sexual partners up to ninety-seven percent.
April 26, 2012
UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay’s design and construction team has received an international award honoring the many innovative approaches being used to create the world-class hospital complex in San Francisco.
April 26, 2012
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann announced a four-year $100 million fund-raising initiative during her April 24 speech marking the beginning of commencement season at the University.
April 25, 2012
Warner C. Greene — who directs virology and immunology research at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes — has won the 2012 Alumni Achievement Award from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
April 24, 2012
According to a provocative new UCSF analysis, patients are all too often left in the dark about how and what hospitals charge for their medical care – even in the face of a mounting push nationally for consumers to have a voice in how their health care dollars are spent.
April 24, 2012
To celebrate World Malaria Day 2012, on Wednesday, April 25, the UCSF Global Health Group and local non-profit Zagaya are hosting the Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium.
April 24, 2012
Funding cuts for malaria control are the single most common reason for the resurgence of the deadly disease, according to a new study that has linked overall weakened malaria control programs to the majority of global resurgences since 1930.
April 23, 2012
Ten years ago, a landmark clinical trial in Canada demonstrated the unequivocal effectiveness of brain surgeries for treating uncontrolled epilepsy, but since then the procedure has not been widely adopted — in fact, it is dramatically underutilized according to a new UCSF study.

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