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April 02, 2013
President Barack Obama has unveiled a bold public-private initiative to map the brain to gain greater insight on how we think, learn and remember and to better understand and treat diseases ranging from autism to schizophrenia.
April 01, 2013
Scientists at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes have discovered that a certain type of DNA damage long thought to be particularly detrimental to brain cells can actually be part of a regular, non-harmful process.
March 27, 2013
Electroencephalogram, which measures and records electrical activity in the brain, is a quick and efficient way of determining whether seizures are the cause of altered mental status and spells, according to a UCSF study.
March 26, 2013
After earning a PhD degree in mechanical engineering, Hana El-Samad is now a basic scientist at UCSF where her research aims to use algorithms to better understand how signals get encoded and decoded in cellular circuits.
March 22, 2013
The Li Ka Shing Foundation has pledged $2 million to support UCSF’s efforts to advance precision medicine, an emerging field aimed at revolutionizing medical research and patient care.
March 21, 2013
An innovative project to develop a potential therapy to treat a wide range of cancers has won a major UC San Francisco award that aims to drive promising early-stage research through the complex process of translating ideas into patient benefit.
March 21, 2013
A UCSF-led effort to create an implantable artificial kidney for dialysis patients is now featured in a video as part of the University of California's Onward California campaign.
March 21, 2013
UCSF has named a highly accomplished pharmacist and clinical scientist, B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, a 34-year member of the UCSF faculty, to lead the nation’s premier School of Pharmacy.
March 20, 2013
Scientists at UCSF have discovered how memory recall is linked to decision-making in rats, showing that measurable activity in one part of the brain occurs when rats in a maze are playing out memories that help them decide which way to turn.
March 20, 2013
A new UCSF study shows that criteria used to determine the appropriateness of an emergency room visit and to deny payment is inherently flawed.

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