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July 18, 2012
The year 1982 was pivotal for Paul Volberding, MD. In the early days of the AIDS crisis, he was a talented research fellow who was getting ready to help launch San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center’s Ward 86, which would become the world’s first HIV/AIDS outpatient clinic. It opened its doors the following year.
July 16, 2012
UCSF researchers triggered cellular transformation — and caused tumors to form in mice — by activating just two genes, a discovery that suggests drugs that are able to target those genes may provide a way to treat the deadly cancer, known as cholangiocarcinoma.
July 12, 2012
Over the years, internationally renowned UCSF scientist Arthur Weiss has shepherded and shaped the careers of many scientists who still treasure his straightforward manner and generosity of spirit.
July 11, 2012
A declaration calling for global support to end the AIDS epidemic was announced on July 10 by the International AIDS Society, with key support from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
July 11, 2012
The first U.S. meeting of the International AIDS Conference in more than two decades will be held later this month in Washington, DC, and Bay Area reporters got a preview of what UCSF researchers will present when they convene at the nation's capitol.
July 10, 2012
Cancer patients across the country have a new way to navigate through difficult treatment decisions and communicate better with their doctors. “Open to Options,’’ which recently launched nationally, was developed in conjunction with UCSF to guide patients in making critical health decisions.
July 10, 2012
When Boroka Bo enters UCSF in September to pursue a doctorate in medical sociology, she will arrive with a highly prestigious fellowship and a resume that is unconventional by any measure.
July 06, 2012
For acclaimed chef and restaurateur Corey Lee, preparing the perfect boiled egg — with a soft-solid white and a creamy yolk — is a science, monitored precisely in a laboratory-designed water bath at 64˚ C.
July 06, 2012
Robert M. Wachter, MD, a professor of medicine at UCSF, has been named chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Board of Directors.
July 06, 2012
California is preparing to enact provisions of the Affordable Care Act by expanding Medi-Cal coverage and setting up a health benefit exchange. UCSF experts comment.

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