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June 06, 2011
Preventing transmission to partners or children is key to this curbing the HIV/AIDS epidemic and researchers report t exciting new tools and tactics employed in the now 30-year war against the disease.
June 06, 2011
As one of the preeminent biomedical education and health sciences research institutions in the world, UCSF emerged early as a pioneer in the fight against AIDS. Today, three decades later, UCSF is working on multiple fronts to prevent, treat and stop the spread of the disease that has killed 33 million people worldwide.
June 06, 2011
The first conference of its kind in Uganda drew together investigators from across all of sub-Saharan Africa to discuss leading-edge problems in the HIV/AIDS epidemic with the goal of fostering meaningful collaborations to combat the disease.
June 06, 2011
Thanks to life-saving treatment, in a few years most people in the United States living with the AIDS virus, HIV, will be more than 50 years old. But even among the successfully treated, HIV, is associated with chronic inflammation, and higher rates of chronic diseases of aging. Inflammation may be a driver of aging, some scientists believe, and HIV patients may be vulnerable to accelerated aging as a result.
June 03, 2011
Vice Chancellor Joseph Castro will be awarded the International Cooperation Dedication Award, which is presented by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Education to an educator whose influence, dedication and work impacts higher education collaboration on the world stage. 
June 02, 2011
In a bold demonstration of support for the many children with cancer they have treated over the years, several UCSF doctors and other staff members will have their heads shaved bald in a special event on June 8 to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer research.
May 31, 2011
The UCSF community is invited to the 2011 Chancellor’s Award for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and/or Transgender (GLBT) Leadership ceremony from noon to 1 p.m. on June 13 in the School of Nursing, room N 225, on the Parnassus campus.
May 27, 2011
Catherine Reinis Lucey, who is currently interim dean and vice dean for education at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, has been appointed vice dean for education in the UCSF School of Medicine.
May 26, 2011
John Roberts, UCSF professor and chief of transplant surgery, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) Board of Directors. 
May 26, 2011
The UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health has released the first-of-its-kind, web-based primary care guidelines for treating members of the transgender community. 

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