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September 16, 2013
A small pilot study shows for the first time that changes in diet, exercise, stress management and social support may result in longer telomeres, the parts of chromosomes that affect aging.
September 15, 2013
A new link between meal times and daily changes in the immune system has been identified by UCSF researchers, and has led them to question assumptions about the roles of specific immune cells in infection and allergy.
September 11, 2013
Nearly 2,600 faculty, staff, students and community members shared more than 24,600 ideas to map the future of UC San Francisco using an online gaming platform over two days.
September 10, 2013
Paying doctors for how they perform specific medical procedures and examinations yields better health outcomes than the traditional “fee for service” model.
September 09, 2013
UCSF is not ordinarily a place for fun and games, but that’s exactly what campus leaders are hoping will happen for 36 hours on Wednesday and Thursday.
September 09, 2013
Scientists from UCSF have identified a new way to manipulate the immune system that may keep it from attacking the body’s own molecules in autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.
September 04, 2013
UCSF will receive $4.5 million for a pilot project to assess whether large-scale gene sequencing can and should become a routine part of newborn testing.
September 04, 2013
A new study found that use of blood levels of cystatin C to estimate kidney function strengthens the association between kidney function and risks of death and end-stage renal disease.
September 04, 2013
A protein at the center of Parkinson’s disease research now also has been found to play a key role in causing the destruction of bacteria that cause tuberculosis.
September 04, 2013
Scientists at UCSF are reporting that they have found a way to reverse some of the negative effects of aging on the brain, using a video game designed to improve cognitive control.

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