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October 15, 2012
UCSF first responders will participate in the " Great California ShakeOut," the largest emergency preparedness drill in California history on the morning of October 18.
October 12, 2012
UCSF is one of six medical schools that will receive a total of $5.2 million in grant funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to offer clinical research fellowships in global health over the next four years.
October 10, 2012
Top students from UCSF's four professional schools and the Graduate Division tell why they chose to study at UCSF, one of the nation's premier health sciences universities, in a new video captured during new student orientation day.
October 10, 2012
For the first time since 1997, UCSF is embarking on a new long-range development plan to guide the University through the year 2035 and is seeking input from members of the community in the planning process.
October 08, 2012
Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, a senior investigator at the Gladstone Institutes and a professor of anatomy at UCSF, has won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of how to transform ordinary adult skin cells into cells that are capable of developing into any cell in the human body.
October 04, 2012
UCSF graduate Eric Coleman, MPH, MD, is one of 23 recipients of the 2012 MacArthur Foundation fellowships, one of the nation’s highest honors for individuals “selected for their creativity, originality, and potential to make important contributions in the future.”
October 04, 2012
UCSF and its affiliates have been major players in the transformation of San Francisco as a leading center of innovation in health care and biosciences, according to a new report released Wednesday.
October 02, 2012
Starting HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy reduces food insecurity and improves physical health, thereby contributing to the disruption of a lethal syndemic, UCSF and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have found in a study focused on sub-Saharan Africa.
October 02, 2012
Why do medical research findings often fail to reach the people who could benefit from them most? This and other questions are the focus of Implementation Science, a field of study that addresses the wide-ranging challenges of translating research knowledge into real-life practice.
October 01, 2012
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle is discussing the challenges that lie ahead for the Affordable Care Act and what’s needed to ensure its success as part of the UCSF Chancellor’s Health Policy Lecture Series this week.