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January 24, 2014
A new analysis of animal studies on cholesterol-lowering statins by UC San Francisco researchers found that non-industry studies had results that favored the drugs even more than studies funded by industry.
January 23, 2014
Sam Hawgood's career at UCSF has spanned 32 years, starting as a fellow and leading up to his appointment as interim chancellor, which the UC Board of Regents approved on Jan. 23.
January 21, 2014
Someone with access to firearms is three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be the victim of a homicide as someone who does not have access, according to a UCSF analysis.
January 21, 2014
The UCSF School of Medicine's 20 clinical chairs have banded together to provide $1.5 million to the new Discovery Fellows Program, set to ensure the stability of the University's basic science research.
January 21, 2014
Clay Johnston, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist and director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, is leaving UCSF at the end of February to become the inaugural dean of the Dell School of Medicine at The University of Texas at Austin.
January 17, 2014
Joseph DeRisi, PhD, and Allison Doupe, MD, PhD were honored by the National Academy of Sciences for their “extraordinary scientific achievements” yesterday. They join 13 others in the fields of physical, biological and social sciences.
January 15, 2014
Women giving birth in California can face a huge cost difference in their hospital bills, according to a new UCSF study that highlights the need for more price transparency in health care.
January 14, 2014
Americans are being exposed to significantly lower levels of some phthalates that were banned from children’s articles in 2008, but exposures to other forms of these chemicals are rising steeply, according to a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
January 14, 2014
The campus community is invited to hear George C. Halvorson, former chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, present the Chancellor’s Health Policy Lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 29.
January 14, 2014
Two new studies led by UC San Francisco scientists shed new light on the nature of beta cells, the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas that are compromised in diabetes.

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