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August 22, 2011
Forty six UCSF students have been awarded 2011-2012 UCSF Graduate Division Fellowships and another 25 students received Graduate Student Research Fellowship awards from the National Science Foundation.
August 19, 2011
With four members diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), three of whom are treated at the nation's leading MS Center at UCSF, a cylcing team will participate in the annual ride through the wine country to raise money to fight MS.
August 18, 2011
A scientist at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes has discovered how a gene contributes to a suite of health problems sweeping across America, offering new insight into how to combat these potentially fatal conditions.
August 17, 2011
Congressional Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at UCSF Mission Bay recently to launch the Bay Area Science Festival, a weeklong series of mostly free events designed to excite and inspire the public about science and technology.
August 16, 2011
Asthma risk genes, inluding one in African Americans, have been identified in a new analysis of several large genome-wide studies of ethnically diverse populations.
August 15, 2011
Scientists at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes have gained new insight into the delicate relationship between two proteins that, when out of balance, can prevent the normal development of stem cells in the heart and may also be important in some types of cancer.
August 15, 2011
The advent of low-cost, generic forms of cholesterol-lowering drugs has shifted the equation in managing lower-risk patients with elevated cholesterol levels, according to a multicenter study led by researchers at UCSF.
August 15, 2011
Women who use soy tablets to relieve the symptoms of menopause and prevent bone loss should stop because the pills simply don’t work, says Deborah Grady, founder and co-director of the UCSF Women’s Health Clinical Research Center.
August 12, 2011
UC scientists explain radiation risks from everyday background radiation, medical imaging and nuclear power plant accidents in the aftermath of meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.
August 10, 2011
A UCSF-led pilot study in San Francisco has found the highest levels ever reported among pregnant women worldwide of banned chemicals used in flame retardants, a likely result, they believe, of California’s strict flammability regulations.

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