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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.
April 25, 2014
A lecture about Magnetic Resonance Imaging and its new applications will occur on May 1. William G. Bradley, Jr., MD, PhD, professor and chair of UC San Diego’s Department of Radiology and an alumnus of UCSF, will return to campus as the 2014 Margulis Alumnus Lecturer.
April 25, 2014
An ancient form of meditation and exercise could help women who suffer from urinary incontinence, according to a new study from UC San Francisco.
April 25, 2014
A renowned molecular biologist and an internationally acclaimed global health leader from UC San Francisco have been elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
April 25, 2014
How successful has UCSF been in engaging its staff as they work to achieve the University’s mission and strategic plan? The Gallup organization aims to answer that in its survey of employees next week.

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