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July 24, 2013
UCSF researchers are recommending six comprehensive measures to prevent the spread of hepatitis C for the estimated 31,000 young people who may be newly infected each year in the U.S. due to injection-drug use.
July 22, 2013
A research team led by scientists from the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at UCSF has identified circuitry in the brain that drives compulsive drinking in rats, and likely plays a similar role in humans.
July 22, 2013
Scientists at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes have discovered that the progression of neurodegenerative disease is not due to the buildup of brain toxins itself, but rather in the individual neurons’ ability to dissolve them.
July 19, 2013
UCSF scientists who studied the human body’s response to microgravity have received two out of three awards given by NASA for top International Space Station research in 2012.
July 19, 2013
Stem-cell researchers at UCSF have found a key role for a protein called BMI1 that may help scientists direct the development of tissues to replace damaged organs in the human body.
July 19, 2013
UCSF is piloting a video series designed to inspire and inform the campus community about the great work that scientists and scholars do every day that is part of the University's advancing health worldwide mission.
July 18, 2013
UCSF researchers have found a way to knock down cancers caused by a tumor-driving protein called “myc,” paving the way for patients with myc-driven cancers to enroll in clinical trials for experimental treatments.
July 16, 2013
UCSF ranked second among all institutions last year in biomedical research grants from the National Institutes of Health, and was the top public recipient, according to annual figures posted by the NIH.
July 16, 2013
Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, and Peter Sargent, PhD, were recently named to two new leadership positions in the UCSF School of Dentistry.
July 15, 2013
A new UCSF research project is exploring whether singing in a community choir can provide tangible health advantages to older adults.

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