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October 07, 2011
Personalized medicine and new gene discoveries in human disease were a focus of a daylong symposium hosted by the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics on the Mission Bay campus on Oct. 3.
October 07, 2011
In her third year as Chancellor, Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, unveiled an action plan for UCSF that builds on its meritorious mission of advancing health worldwide.
October 06, 2011
How people walk, jump and run and how their knees look in an MRI scanner may hold the secret to predicting years or even decades in advance whether they will develop osteoarthritis, the common degenerative joint disease that strikes half of all Americans by the time they reach the age of 70.
October 05, 2011
The campus community is invited to UCSF's fifth annual Health Disparities Research Symposium on Friday, Oct. 7. 
October 04, 2011
Gauging the quality of patient care through measurements currently used by insurers and health care systems may be harming older patients, according to Sei Lee, MD, MAS, a geriatrician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
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.

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