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September 28, 2012
An isolated outbreak of a deadly disease known as acute hemorrhagic fever, which killed two people and left one gravely ill in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the summer of 2009, was probably caused by a novel virus scientists have never seen before, according to an international research consortium that included UCSF.
September 27, 2012
Top box office films last year showed more onscreen smoking than the prior year, reversing five years of steady progress in reducing tobacco imagery in movies, according to a new UCSF study.
September 26, 2012
In what is being called a grand experiment in higher education, UCSF and other top universities are offering free, online classes through the website Coursera. More than 38,000 people have enrolled in UCSF’s three classes since the University announced them on July 19.
September 26, 2012
A UCSF support program for first-generation college students launched in 2008 with a small, monthly discussion group and has evolved into the newly formed First Generation College Student Initiative, which will expand services and resources to this "invisible community."
September 26, 2012
Since the earliest days of medicine, the complex study of human anatomy has been an integral part of health science training and research. For more than 60 years, the UCSF Willed Body Program has overseen the donation of bodies for medical education and research.
September 26, 2012
The UCSF School of Medicine’s entering class, which represents 16 countries of birth, ranging from Australia to Zimbabwe, participated in the traditional White Coat Ceremony before family, friends and fellow classmates on Sept. 7.
September 26, 2012
UCSF welcomed 810 students entering health sciences programs this fall. Almost 54 percent are female. Here's a look at demographics and fun facts about the Class of 2016.
September 25, 2012
State budget cuts have strained UCSF’s resources over the past year, but the University is adapting to the challenges and continues to lead the way in health sciences research, education and patient care, the chancellor said Tuesday.
September 20, 2012
Secondhand smoke is accountable for 42,000 deaths annually to nonsmokers in the United States, including nearly 900 infants, according to a new UCSF study.
September 20, 2012
Bruce L. Miller, MD, professor of neurology and psychiatry at UCSF where he holds the A.W. & Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Chair, is the recipient of the 12th Annual Faculty Research Lectureship in Clinical Science for his legacy-building work on frontotemporal dementia and related disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease.

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