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April 29, 2004
Middle-aged patients with several risk factors for heart disease are twice as likely to develop dementia in old age as middle-aged patients with only one risk factor, according to a study that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology 56th Annual Meeting ...
April 28, 2004
A sculpture by world renowned artist Richard Serra has been commissioned for the main gateway to the UCSF Mission Bay campus as part of its public arts program.
April 27, 2004
Pap smears and mammography screening should be targeted at healthy older women and avoided by older women in poor health, in whom risks of screening outweigh potential benefits, according to a study by UCSF researchers at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC).
April 26, 2004
Promising research into the causes of Alzheimer's disease, with an emphasis on the roles of such proteins as amyloid-beta and apolipoprotein E, will be the subject of a plenary session presentation on April 29 at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 56th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
April 26, 2004
Signaling an important milestone in its pioneering stem cell efforts, UCSF School of Medicine has announced the first director of its Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Program.
April 23, 2004
Five UCSF faculty members have been named for top honors for distinguished research and teaching.
April 22, 2004
The UCSF Medal -- the University's highest honor -- will be awarded to four distinguished individuals at the annual Founders Day banquet on Tuesday, April 27.
April 21, 2004
Four faculty scientists at UCSF have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, considered one of the highest honors for an American scientist. The new elections bring to 34 the number of UCSF faculty who are members of the Academy.
April 19, 2004
A dramatic reading of letters between critically ill adults and healthy teenagers will be performed on Wednesday, May 19, in San Rafael.
April 15, 2004
The UCSF School of Nursing has received a $2.1 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, to establish the Betty Irene Moore Accelerated Doctoral Program in Nursing.

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