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October 26, 2011
Three UCSF volunteers are leading a $25-million fundraising campaign to raise funds for brain cancer treatment and research.
October 25, 2011
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration has funded the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies to provide leadership and support to seven states implementing interventions to enhance HIV testing and diagnosis.
October 25, 2011
New studies of vitamin supplements, prostate cancer risk in men and mortality in women have yielded disappointing results. Some researchers remain optimistic about identifying dietary and lifestyle interventions that are beneficial to health.
October 25, 2011
Former Wall Street executive Gordon Murray, a former patient UCSF, wrote a book after battling brain cancer for more than a year, knowing that he had only a few months to live when he started it.
October 25, 2011
To prevent the onset of disability in their elderly patients, hospitals should focus on maintaining and restoring patients’ abilities to carry out activities of daily living while they are still inpatients, according to physicians from the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF.
October 24, 2011
A study by researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and UCSF shows that rats given a popularly prescribed antidepressant during development exhibit brain abnormalities and behaviors characteristic of autism spectrum disorders.
October 24, 2011
The UCSF Library is celebrating Open Access Week, a worldwide event now in its fifth year to give the academic and research community an opportunity to learn more about the potential benefits of offering free and timely access to scholarly publications.
October 24, 2011
UCSF's top scientists will engage in five discussions about cutting-edge science from October 31 through November 4 as part of the University's participation in the first-ever Bay Area Science Festival, which culminates on November 6 with a big fair at AT&T Park.
October 21, 2011
Aging of individual cells in the body leads to aging of the whole person, according to new evidence from studies of very rare children born with a genetic mutation that wrinkles, ages and kills them before they reach adulthood.
October 20, 2011
Since its founding nearly 150 years ago, UCSF has been committed to serving the community, and its reach extends far beyond the walls of the health sciences University.

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