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December 22, 2011
In a commentary published in the November issue of Academic Medicine, top recruitment experts at UCSF urge academic medical researchers to embrace new methods for recruiting participants into clinical trials.
December 21, 2011
In perhaps the most comprehensive survey of the inner workings of HIV, an international team of scientists led by researchers at UCSF has mapped every apparent physical interaction the virus makes with components of the human cells it infects — work that may reveal new ways to design future HIV/AIDS drugs.
December 21, 2011
A UCSF study shows a popular treatment for a potentially blinding eye infection is just as effective if given every six months versus annually.
December 21, 2011
The UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership High School Internship Program was honored with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Mentoring on Dec. 12 at an awards ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C.
December 20, 2011
During his 23-year career, Steven Polevoi, MD, the medical director of the UCSF Emergency Department, has done everything from treat traumatic injuries to deliver babies. While medical emergencies occur throughout the year, Polevoi sees the winter season and its related overindulgence as a pivotal time for preventing emergencies by listening to our bodies.
December 20, 2011
Three UCSF researchers will be awarded the distinction of fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in February 2012 for their scientific research in reproductive medicine, statistics and stem cells.
December 20, 2011
UCSF enjoyed another incredible year of accomplishments — both at the institutional and individual level — that exemplify the University's worldwide leadership in life sciences teaching, research and health care.
December 20, 2011
UCSF scientists Mozziyar Etemadian MD/PhD candidate in Bioengineering, and James Fraser, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar in structural biology, are featured in Forbes magazine’s first ever “30 Under 30” list of rising stars in science and innovation. 
December 20, 2011
From improved heart failure and HIV treatment, to gene therapy and stem cell discoveries, here is just a sampling from 2011 of research advances at UCSF that are keeping the research pipeline flowing toward  better healthcare -- including greater patient safety, more efficient healthcare delivery, and improved outcomes for patients.
December 19, 2011
As a woman ages, her chances of being diagnosed with a lower-risk breast tumor increase, according to a novel study led by UCSF which found that for women over 50, a substantial number of cancers detected by mammograms have good prognoses.

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