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December 14, 2004
Drunken fruit flies have led to the discovery that insulin may determine susceptibility to alcohol. If confirmed in humans -- and the two species share about two-thirds of their genes -- the finding suggests a promising way to treat alcoholism using drugs that control insulin activity.
December 13, 2004
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December 10, 2004
UCSF scientists have found that the brains of rats can be trained to learn an alternate way of processing changes in the loudness of sound.
December 09, 2004
An appropriation of $500,000 from Congress will help fund capital costs for the Fetal Treatment Center at UCSF Children's Hospital.
December 07, 2004
After a quarter century of life sciences research, the J. David Gladstone Institutes dedicated on Monday its new state-of-the-art building, the first non-residential neighbor to UCSF Mission Bay.
December 06, 2004
The J. David Gladstone Institutes, celebrating its 25th anniversary of scientific collaboration and achievement, will dedicate its new six-story biomedical research building in Mission Bay today.
December 02, 2004
Dedication ceremony for $76 million research building adjacent to the UCSF Mission Bay campus.
December 01, 2004
Kevin Grumbach, chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine, has been one of country's leading proponents of a single-payer national health insurance program.
November 29, 2004
Increasing scientific evidence suggests that prolonged psychological stress takes its toll on the body, but the exact mechanisms by which stress influences disease processes have remained elusive.
November 29, 2004
In a study of risk factors that lead to type 1 diabetes, researchers will screen relatives of people with the disease this Saturday, December 4 at the UCSF Diabetes Center, 513 Parnassus Avenue.