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June 13, 2013
UC San Francisco's Shingo Kajimura, PhD, is one of 22 of the nation’s most enterprising researchers named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The scholarships provide flexible funding to early-career scientists researching the basis of perplexing health problems — including diabetes, autism, Parkinson’s disease, and cancer.
June 06, 2013
A panel of experts at UCSF is calling attention to the fact that Social Security fails to provide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) couples and their families with the same benefits that heterosexual couples and their children receive.
June 05, 2013
UCSF has joined nearly 70 other health care, research and patient advocacy organizations in a global alliance to enable researchers and physicians around the world to share genomic and clinical data.
June 04, 2013
UCSF is working across disciplines to develop collaborative and creative leaders, and one example its K Scholars program, which brings together junior faculty from all UCSF schools who are committed to building careers in clinical and translational research.
June 04, 2013
Researchers are investigating the connection between gum infections and kidney disease, a new and emerging field of study.
June 04, 2013
In the search for clues on the global increase of asthma rates, Joshua Galanter, MD, is turning to the Olancho region of Honduras, an area with high rates of asthma compared to the rest of the world.
June 04, 2013
Cutting-edge research led in part by UCSF's Carolyn Calfee, MD, is opening the door to the possibility of diagnosing and treating Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome before it becomes life-threatening.
June 03, 2013
Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, says academic medical centers “must embrace profound, meaningful changes to time-honored, treasured and now increasingly ineffective and unaffordable ways of carrying out our missions.”
May 31, 2013
UCSF’s Program for Breakthrough Biomedical Research “dares our scientists to dig deeper, ask tougher questions, and invent novel ideas and approaches that defy the status quo."
May 30, 2013
UCSF has long led the way in demonstrating the positive effects of living a healthy lifestyle. Turns out, a healthy lifestyle can not only keep illness at bay, but it may even stop a disease like cancer dead in its tracks.

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