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November 05, 2010
UCSF’s recent Bay Area Global Health Summit ignited robust discussion in hopes of stimulating ideas that lead to tangible progress toward advancing health worldwide™.
November 03, 2010
Scientists this week are moving into the headquarters for the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCSF, where they will continue to advance a field transformed by the revolutionary achievement of Shinya Yamanaka.
November 02, 2010
In response to her study published Nov. 1 in Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD, speaks to UCSF Today about how parents can better approach teens on the topic of sex.
November 02, 2010
New technologies and techniques continue to accelerate the pace of discovery in human genetics research, a fact made clear by scientists who spoke about their searches for important mutations, gene variants and answers to basic biological questions at the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics’ fifth-anniversary symposium on Oct. 28.
October 25, 2010
The University of California today launched the Center for Health Quality and Innovation to promote key innovations across campuses, including several UCSF programs, to further enhance its delivery of patient care.
October 25, 2010
Heavy cell-phone use over many years may threaten one’s health, according to well-known environmental activist, cancer epidemiologist, and author Devra Davis, MPH, PhD, who spoke recently at a seminar on the UCSF Parnassus campus.
October 22, 2010
Genetics experts will cover topics ranging from the metabolic syndrome, to cancer, to Neanderthal genetics at a symposium to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics.
October 13, 2010
John Greenspan, a distinguished professor of oral pathology and pathology in the schools of dentistry and medicine, respectively, has been appointed associate dean for Global Oral Health in the UCSF School of Dentistry.
October 12, 2010
UCSF will host a team from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) this week as it pursues accreditation -- a once-a-decade validation of its quality as a graduate health sciences university.
October 11, 2010
Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, Elena Fuentes-Afflick, Neil Risch and Kevan Shokat were elected today to the Institute of Medicine, which serves as an adviser to the nation to improve health.

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