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May 02, 2014
Young blood really does rejuvenate the brain, at least in mice, raising hopes that molecules in the blood may be identified that can do the same for humans, according to a new UCSF study.
May 02, 2014
As UCSF embarks on a yearlong sesquicentennial celebration, it is calling together alumni and supporters for mixers, continuing education, talks, tours and performances at the 2014 Alumni Weekend.
April 30, 2014
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco one of a very few academic medical centers to offer acupuncture to both inpatients and outpatients to manage pain.
April 30, 2014
New pharmaceuticals to fight autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, may be identified more effectively by adding genome analysis to standard drug screening, according to a new study by a research team led by UC San Francisco and Harvard researchers.
April 30, 2014
Nine interns graduated this month from the sixth cycle of the EXCEL program, UCSF’s flagship workforce development program.
April 30, 2014
What if the Supreme Court had ruled this past week that states have the constitutional right to require that their public universities consider only SAT scores when making admissions decisions?
April 30, 2014
Medical students chose the neurobiologist Igor Mitrovic to give the 2014 “Last Lecture,” the annual campus rite in which a faculty member is asked to deliver the lecture he’d give if it were his last.
April 29, 2014
Over the past 18 months, physicians in California have observed on rare occasions what may be a new disease, one in which patients, usually children, quickly and permanently lose muscle function in an arm or leg.
April 29, 2014
New research out of UCSF is the first to demonstrate that highly stressed people who eat a lot of high-fat, high-sugar food are more prone to health risks than low-stress people who eat the same amount.
April 29, 2014
Scientists studying brain diseases may need to look beyond nerve cells and start paying attention to the star-shaped cells known as “astrocytes,” because they play specialized roles in the development and maintenance of nerve circuits and may contribute to a wide range of disorders, according to a new study by UCSF researchers.

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