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December 20, 2011
UCSF scientists Mozziyar Etemadian MD/PhD candidate in Bioengineering, and James Fraser, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar in structural biology, are featured in Forbes magazine’s first ever “30 Under 30” list of rising stars in science and innovation. 
December 20, 2011
From improved heart failure and HIV treatment, to gene therapy and stem cell discoveries, here is just a sampling from 2011 of research advances at UCSF that are keeping the research pipeline flowing toward  better healthcare -- including greater patient safety, more efficient healthcare delivery, and improved outcomes for patients.
December 15, 2011
The UC Medical Humanities Consortium, a multi-campus collaborative, recently hosted a celebration of the publication of four new books, including one by professor emeritus Henry Bourne, who chronicles the rise of UCSF as biomedical powerhouse.
December 14, 2011
UCSF and its affiliate Blood Systems Research Institute have been awarded nearly $33 million in research contracts for four projects as part of a major new research initiative designed to improve the safety and effectiveness of blood transfusions in the United States and abroad.
December 13, 2011
A cure for sickle cell anemia and other life-threatening genetic disorders that arise in the blood is the goal of a new $6.7-million, five-year research project headed by UCSF scientist Y. W. Kan, a pioneer of modern genetics and the diagnosis of genetic diseases before birth.
December 13, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, former president for product development at Genentech, is featured in a video interview for BioCentury Publications Inc., a major biopharmaceutical news media source, which first aired online on Dec. 11.
December 12, 2011
UCSF Senior Vice Chancellor Plotts updated the UCSF community on improvements made to enhance safety of the campus shuttle service since the death of professor Kevin Mack in an accident on July 14.
December 12, 2011
UCSF Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD, whose co-discovery of an enzyme involved in cell aging and cancers opened a whole new field of scientific inquiry, was inducted into the California Hall of Fame on Dec. 8, 2011. 
December 08, 2011
UCSF leaders are taking the final step in developing a three-year plan to guide the University through 2015 and they welcome feedback from the campus community on achieving the vision and goals.
December 07, 2011
A new study has found that providing information about ways to prevent injury and illness to adolescents in a primary care setting can lessen certain kinds of risky behavior.

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