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October 04, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann on Tuesday outlined a new vision for UCSF — to be the world's preeminent health sciences innovator — as part of a three-year plan.
October 03, 2011
Asthma patients could clearly benefit from personalized medicine, a new study suggests. However, the new discovery of a key gene, while exciting, does not mean that day is here quite yet.
October 03, 2011
UCSF's new Center for Quantitative Pharmacology recently held its first symposium, bringing together scientists from academia and industry. Kathy Giacomini, co-chair of the new center and the symposium, answered questions about the burgeoning field of quantitative pharmacology in a recent interview. 
October 03, 2011
The UCSF community is invited to celebrate the many forms of diversity of people during a celebration that begins October 3 with the annual art show and ends on November 15 with a photo exhibition.
September 30, 2011
James Fraser, PhD, a protein researcher who studies structural biology at the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), is one of 10 recipients of a prestigious award for young scientists given for the first time by the National Institutes of Health.
September 30, 2011
Last night, UCSF police spotted and arrested Ernesto Gonzales, who was wanted in connection with the murder last week of the President of the San Jose Chapter of the Hells Angels in Sparks, Nevada.
September 30, 2011
Breast cancer, a woman’s most feared disease, is the second most frequently treated cancer at UCSF. October -- breast cancer awareness month – is an opportune time to take stock of recent progress at UCSF, home to one of the nation’s preeminent cancer centers.
September 29, 2011
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an opportune time to take stock of some of the recent progress being made at UCSF, home to one of the preeminent cancer centers in the nation.
September 29, 2011
A new way to study and treat breast cancer being launched at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in October will screen women for the disease and provide them with individual assessments of their risk of developing the cancer.    
September 29, 2011
UCSF professor Goerge Sawaya, MD, a member of the  U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that developed updated recommendations on breast cancer screening, discusses the rationale and the role of science in advancing change in clinical practice in this video.

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