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June 14, 2010
Thanks to the generosity of Connie Frank, patients will feel that sense of comfort when the Connie Frank Transplant Center at UCSF opens its doors on today (June 14) at the Parnassus campus.
June 11, 2010
It is well-known that vitamin D is essential for strong and healthy bones. However, in an article in the online “In Press” section of “Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism,” a San Francisco VA Medical Center physician reviews recent scientific literature suggesting that the vitamin may also play a role in preventing cancer, fighting infection, and controlling or preventing auto-immune disease.
June 07, 2010
A single dose of radiation administered during surgery is as effective for patients with early forms of breast cancer as standard radiation therapy that can take as long as six weeks, according to new research findings.
June 07, 2010
Fellows, residents and students from all four professional schools shared their research recently during the First Annual Inter-School Research Festival at UCSF.
June 02, 2010
The UCSF community is invited to a symposium to address unsolved health problems, such as cancer and malaria, as a tribute to the 11-year tenure of Mike Bishop, MD, former chancellor of UCSF.
June 01, 2010
Eleven members of the UCSF community were honored recently for their extraordinary contributions during the Founders Day Luncheon.
May 27, 2010
Three new UCSF studies describe the wide reach of the tobacco industry and its influence on young people, military veterans and national health care reform.
May 27, 2010
For his groundbreaking work on the sensation of touch, David Julius, PhD, professor and chair of the UCSF Department of Physiology, has been named to receive the 2010 Shaw Prize in Life Sciences and Medicine.
May 26, 2010
Exercise can buffer the effects of stress-induced cell aging, according to new research from UCSF that revealed actual benefits of physical activity at the cellular level.
May 25, 2010
The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted an afternoon event on the Mission Bay campus on May 12 to showcase recent progress and current research directions in the fight against cancer.

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