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January 11, 2013
UCSF pediatric endocrinologist Robert Lustig comments on a Yale University study that found that fructose might stimulate appetite more than other sugar types.
January 11, 2013
UCSF ranks second in the annual ranking of world universities in clinical medicine and pharmacy by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
January 10, 2013
Two UCSF teams have received a total of $16 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study new ways to significantly reduce childhood mortality and disease in developing nations.
January 09, 2013
What makes a good mentor? Previous studies have shown the professional benefits of cultivating a strong mentoring relationship, but a recent study co-led by UCSF researchers delved further to analyze the attributes that make a successful mentor-mentee pairing.
January 09, 2013
Researchers have discovered that melanomas that develop resistance to the anti-cancer drug vemurafenib (marketed as Zelboraf), also develop addiction to the drug – an observation that may have important implications for the lives of patients with late-stage disease.
January 08, 2013
Matthew State, MD, PhD, a leading child psychiatrist and internationally recognized expert on the genetics and genomics of autism, Tourette syndrome and other neurodevelopmental syndromes, was recently named to lead UCSF’s psychiatric programs.
January 07, 2013
The National Cancer Institute has awarded the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center a $36 million support grant that will fund infrastructure for clinical trials, cutting-edge research and programmatic support over five years.
January 04, 2013
A team of UCSF researchers have conducted the most comprehensive retrospective study ever conducted comparing how the major types of prostate cancer treatments stack up to each other in terms of saving lives and cost effectiveness.
January 01, 2013
A new study suggests preparing doctors to be better communicators may help improve medication adherence and ultimately health outcomes.
December 21, 2012
If the sinful excess of holiday eating sends your system into overload, you may be upsetting the body’s “food clock,” which keeps the human body on a metabolic even keel. A new study by UCSF researchers is helping to reveal how this clock works on a molecular level.

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