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June 15, 2004
UCSF scientists have identified a protein on T cells of the immune system that triggers type 1 diabetes in mice when it interacts with another protein in the pancreas.
June 07, 2004
Neil J. Risch, PhD, recognized internationally for innovative genetics research on a range of diseases, has been named director of the new Center for Human Genetics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
June 07, 2004
UCSF was the fourth largest recipient of total National Institutes of Health research funds among all institutions in 2003, receiving $420.7 million in the nationally competitive process, according to the NIH's newly announced rankings.
June 03, 2004
## Exhibits * July 1 - 31 * ART EXHIBIT AT UCSF FACULTY ALUMNI HOUSE: An exhibit of photos by Jonathan Vlahos, a UCSF medical student. Open weekdays by appointment. 745 Parnassus Ave. (415) 476-4723. ## Events * Friday, July 16 * ART FOR AIDS: Art auction benefiting the UCSF AIDS Health Project with food and drink galore. 5:30 p.m. $25. Bonhams & Butterfields, 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco. For more information, call (415) 502-7276 or visit ## Lectures and Learning
June 01, 2004
UCSF scientists are publishing sweet results of a study examining chocolate's effects on blood vessel function in healthy people.
June 01, 2004
UCSF Spine Center surgeons are conducting a clinical trial to investigate the safety and effectiveness of an implant that replaces damaged discs in the neck.
May 28, 2004
Flight attendants' decades-long exposure to potentially deadly secondhand tobacco smoke has now led to a strikingly different sort of exposure.
May 25, 2004
Even as America's medical centers are being urged to use mathematical measures to describe quality care, a UCSF/San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center physician is warning against the "pitfalls" of confusing such measurement with actual quality, ...
May 24, 2004
Three UCSF special events in June focus on raising awareness of women's risk of heart disease -- the leading killer of American women.
May 21, 2004
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will award its highest honor for basic diabetes research to Jeffrey Bluestone, PhD, an internationally recognized leader in autoimmunity research and the director of the Diabetes Center at UCSF.