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December 28, 2012
A singing professor is using music to teach medical students the fine details of human health and disease as they progress in their specialties at UCSF.
December 20, 2012
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have mapped the molecular mechanism by which a virus known as cytomegalovirus (CMV) so successfully infects its hosts. This discovery paves the way for new research avenues aimed at fighting this and other seemingly benign viruses that can turn deadly.
December 18, 2012
Hospital MRIs may be better at predicting long-term outcomes for people with mild traumatic brain injuries than CT scans, according to a clinical trial led by researchers at UCSF and the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
December 18, 2012
UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay won't be complete for another two years, but the project already has firmly established itself as a model for innovation throughout the world.
December 17, 2012
Drugs and medical devices tend to appear more beneficial in scientific papers if they were manufactured by the company that sponsored the study, showing that who pays for the clinical trial has a direct impact on the reported outcome, according to a new analysis by researchers at UCSF and the Cochrane Collaboration.
December 17, 2012
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, on Monday issued a letter to the campus community about the tragedy in Connecticut.
December 14, 2012
Just a half-century after the first human ventured into space, commercial space travel — or “space tourism” — is quickly becoming a reality. A new UCSF study looks at the health implications of flying into outer space and suggests establishing health screening standards for private citizens who want to blast off.
December 14, 2012
Following the tragic shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, UCSF child-trauma expert Patricia Van Horn, JD, PhD, says parents should be honest with their children about what happened.
December 14, 2012
Daniel M. Dooley, senior vice president for external relations at the University of California Office of the President, said today the University would stop using the new UC monogram.
December 13, 2012
Award-winning scientists, university chancellors, presidents of health care organizations, chief executive officers, deans of colleges, commanding generals: UCSF has a history of producing alumni who become leaders in the health sciences.

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