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February 23, 2011
UCSF pediatric endocrinologist Steve Gitelman leads type 1 diabetes clinical trials with the goal of halting beta cell destruction and thereby stopping the progression of disease soon after it is diagnosed.
February 22, 2011
Volunteering may contribute to good health among older Americans by reducing social isolation – but only among elders who do not already decrease their isolation by driving regularly, according to a San Francisco VA/UCSF study.
February 17, 2011
Asthma may have a surprising relationship with the composition of the species of bacteria that inhabit bronchial airways, a finding that could suggest new treatment or even potential cures for the common inflammatory disease, according to a new UCSF-led study.
February 17, 2011
The campus community is remembering longtime UCSF scientist Charles Epstein, an international leader in medical genetics, who died on Feb. 15, 2011, at his home after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
February 16, 2011
Lewis Lanier, whose studies of cells of the immune system have caused textbooks to be rewritten and opened new avenues for exploring immunotherapies for a range of diseases, offered advice to young researchers during the 54th Faculty Research Lectureship in Basic Science at UCSF.
February 16, 2011
A new video depicts the energy and excitement of the grand opening of the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building on the UCSF Parnassus campus on Feb. 9.
February 15, 2011
Patients newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and their families, need guidance from physicians on planning for the patient’s progressive loss of ability to handle finances, say San Francisco VA-UCSF investigators.
February 15, 2011
James Wilkerson has been appointed as director of the UCSF Laboratory Animal Resource Center within the Office of Research of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at UCSF.
February 14, 2011
UCSF received more research funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) than any other public institution in 2010, and ranked third among all institutions nationwide, according to new figures released by the NIH.
February 11, 2011
David Durenberger and Susan Bartlett Foote will outline a new look at the legal and political issues related to health care reform. Both are guest speakers at the UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies seminar series on health reform.

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